Death of James Bradley Thompson

We just recently learned of the death of James Bradley Thompson, a member of the West Virginia Society Sons of the Revolution.

The officers and members of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia extend their belated but most sincere condolences to the family and friends of James Bradley Thompson who passed away on Friday, November 25, 2022. James Bradley Thompson was a member of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of West Virginia.

The following is his obituary from the A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Directors, Price Chapel, 3725 Rochester Rd., Troy, MI 48083:

James Bradley Thompson
October 27, 1952 – November 25, 2022

James Bradley (Brad) Thompson – born October 27, 1952; died quietly at his home in Troy, Michigan on November 25, 2022 after a long battle with cancer.

Brad is survived by his father, James William Thompson (age 102) of Tequesta, Florida. Also, he is remembered fondly as step-father to David (Aubrey, Liam, Camden) Trimble and Brian (Jill) Trimble.

Brad is preceeded in death by his step-mother Evelyn Somers of Tequesta, Florida and his mother, Virgina Rae McCune as well as his grandparents Nellie Lepper and Harry Blaine McCune of Wheeling, West Virginia and Mamie Thorn and Harrie Lee Thompson of Ohio.

Brad was a lifelong resident of the Birmingham/Troy area. He was President and Owner of Lawnfeeders in Royal Oak, Michigan for over 40 years. It was his mission to make the world green each spring.

Captain Brad loved the outdoors and was an avid boater on Lake St Clair. His family owned a cottage on Harsens Island for many years when he was a child and he stayed near the water all his life.

He loved animals, especially his cats Felix, Scooter, Sneakers and Oscar. Brad spent his winters building authentic train sets and scenery for his HO trains. His Grandfather McCune got him started and his father, Jim Thompson, encouraged him thoughout the years.

Brad will be remembered as a good friend to many Including Lynn Moffatt, Dave Shales and Dan Kissel.

Family will receive friends Thursday, December 1, 2022 from 10AM until the time of service at 11AM at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Price Chapel), 3725 Rochester Road (between Big Beaver & Wattles), Troy, (248) 689-0700.

A procession will follow to White Chapel Cemetery.

~Lovingly written by the family.