Mr. Lory Neal Thompson, Sr., age 84, of Biloxi, MS passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2022.
Mr. Thompson was born in Inglewood, CA on May 25, 1937. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. After his career he worked as a journeyman electrician until retirement. He was a loving, devoted husband and a stern, yet caring; father. In 2015, he started a new career in the filming industry as an actor. He was a simple man of few words and outstanding actions, with a “Can Do” attitude”.
Mr. Thompson is preceded in death by his parents, John Willard and Florence Eleanor Thompson; by his wife, Anne Louette Thompson; children, Steven Combs and Dana Amos; and granddaughter, Patrice Taylor.
Survivors include his daughters, Janet Swope, Lisa Thompson, and Tamra Loper; sons, Lory Neal Thompson, Jr. and John Thompson; one sister, Shirley Simmons; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, Howard Avenue in Biloxi. Friends may visit from 12:00-1:00 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Biloxi National Cemetery.
Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Lory Neal Thompson, Sr.