Thompson had been a resident of the West Side for the past 55 years and was a retired oil field worker and carpenter. He was born in Rosehill, Ill., on July 17, 1887. Survivors include widow, Dolly Mae; one daughter, Mrs. Elva Ferguson of Delano; two grandchildren, Patricia Dillingham and Johnny Ferguson of Delano; three brothers, William Thompson of Danville, Ill., Harold and Darrel of Hidilgo, Ill. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Erickson and Brown Chapel with Rev. Hillis Culver of the First Methodist Church officiating.