Cullman Heritage Funeral Home
James Dalton Thompson
Funeral services for James Dalton Thompson, 80, of Cullman, will be Monday, February 18, 2013, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne Wisener officiating, with interment in Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Eva.
Mr. Thompson died Friday, Feb. 15, at his residence. He was born Jan. 1, 1933, to William Virgil and Eddie Thompson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Lindon Thompson; and two sisters, Ravenell James and Jeanette Frank.
Mr. Thompson was a retired lineman for Cullman Electric CoOp, where he was employed for 30 years. He proudly served in the United States Army for three years: 1953-1956. He was a member of Etha Baptist Church and Simcoe Masonic Lodge No. 854.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Betty Barronton Thompson; two sons, Gregory Thompson and Bryan (Daonne) Thompson; two daughters, Karen (Billy) Roy and Anita (Mark) Moore; a sister, Linda (Dillard) Wisner; 15 grandchildren, Jeremy, Andrew, Chelsea, Benjamin and Jessie Thompson, Jill, Emily, and Meredith Roy, Daniel, Alison and Anna Moore, Clayton, Nicholas, Makayla and Skylar Thompson; one great-grandchild, Jensen Dalton Thompson.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 Sunday at the funeral home.