Obituary of William Thompson
William M. Thompson, age 65, of Newburgh, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at home in Newburgh. Mr. Thompson was born February 3, 1952 in Bronx, NY. He is the son of the late William M. and the late Maria (Franco) Thompson. He married Margaret Marie Clark on November 6, 1986 at New Windsor, New York.
He served in the United States Army from 1969 to 1975. Billy retired from Green Haven Correctional Facility as a Corrections Officer in 2003.
Billy loved to Golf, enjoyed traveling but the important part of his life was his family. Billy worked for the Department of Corrections for over 25 years. While working at Green Haven Billy was a proud member of the Green Haven CERT Team. After retirement Billy went to work at the Newburgh Auto Auction as a driver.
He is survived by his wife: Margaret Marie (Clark) Thompson and three daughters: Angela And James Craig of Utica, MI, Danielle And Neil Essmyer of Frederick, MD and Lisa Thompson of Brooklyn, NY,; Brother of one brother: Peter Thompson of FL; he also has two grandchildren. Grand Daughter, Victoria Craig of Greenville, SC; Grand Daughter, Vanessa Craig of Utica MI.
Predeceased by his Brother, Hector Thompson.
The funeral will be held 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY with officiating. Burial will be in Private And At The Convenience Of The Family,
Calling hours will be Saturday, April 15 from 11am to 1pm at Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan County.