Frank A. Thompson Jr., CPO, retired Navy, serving during World War II, and the Korean and Vietnam conflicts, went home to his eternal resting place at 12:18 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2018. He was at home in Idyllwild with family at his bedside.
He is survived by his wife Harriet; daughters Linda Hanson, Jeanette (Bill) Vollman and Christine (Joe) Silva; sister Francis; stepsons Raymond Gray, Gary (Pam) Gray, Brad (Tamara) Gray, Mark (Elsa) Gray and Todd Gray; stepdaughter Roberta (Tom) Helvey; 25 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by Norma Jean Thompson, son Dawson, brother Richard, sister Harriet, stepson Scott Gray and stepdaughter Kristeen Bandelin.
Frank will be remembered for his strong spiritual beliefs and lifestyle, and generous kind nature, and as a trusted friend with a keen sense of humor. He will be sorely missed.
Frank’s remains may be viewed from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, at Westminster Memorial Park Chapel, 14801 Beach Blvd., Westminster. A service is scheduled in the chapel at 9:30 a.m. the following day with a military funeral at 2 p.m. at Riverside National Cemetery.