Joseph C. Thompson, Sr., known as “Joe” or “CT” graciously went home to be with the Lord on February 20, 2019, at the age of 96 years. He was a resident of Brown Deer, WI and born on September 24, 1922 in Durham, NC. He was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, friend to many.
Joe is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Elsie (nee Ferolin); his 7 children, sons LaRoy (Loveita) Thompson, Joseph Thompson, Jr., Jeffrey Thompson (dec), Michael (Mary) Thompson, and Brian Thompson; his daughters Brenda Dean and Betty Thompson) from his first wife, Betty Farsee (dec); 12 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. Further survived by other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Joe’s life will be held as follows:
Krause Funeral Home, 7001 West Brown Deer Road, Brown Deer, WI 53223, (414) 354-9400
Friday, March 8, 2019: Visitation Only 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 9, 2019: Visitation 10:00 AM, Service 11:00 AM, with Rev. James A. Phillips officiating (Pastor of Blessed Deliverance Missionary Baptist Church); Interment to follow at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, 6400 West Burleigh Street, Milwaukee, WI 53210.