Peter Thompson, Jr.

December 28, 1952 ~ February 5, 2022 (age 69)


Peter Thompson, Jr., 69, passed away Saturday, February 5, 2022, in his home in Greenwood. Memorial services are 11 AM Thursday, February 10, at Greenwood Delta Funeral Home. Rev. AL Different will officiate. Visitation is from 10-11 prior to the service.

Peter was born to Adrian Peter Thompson, Sr. and Phoebe Nye and raised in Greenwood, where he was a longtime resident. Peter was raised in the Carrollton Presbyterian Church. He graduated from Greenwood High School in 1970 and afterward attended Mississippi Delta Community College. He later worked as a machinist for Ferguson Machine Company. The company eventually moved to St. Louis and Peter followed to train the new work force. After he completed that task, he returned home to Greenwood where he remained for 20 years. He also worked for Supreme Electrics for a short while.

Peter is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his son, Eric Thompson (Suzanne) of Carrollton, MS; two grandchildren, Patrick Thompson (Alyssa) of Cruger, MS and Pacey Thompson of Carrollton, MS; great-grandchild, Heidi Layne Thompson of Cruger, MS; and sister, Phoebe Nye Horton (Jack) of Huntsville, AL.

Honorary pall bearers will be Carl Lee Conner, Hayden Stubbs, John Faulkner, Wade Johnson, Patrick Thompson and Pacey Thompson.

Greenwood Delta Funeral Home ( is in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral Service
February 10, 2022

11:00 AM
Greenwood Delta Funeral Home Chapel
1008 Sgt. John PIttman Drive
Greenwood, MS 38930

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