Funeral service for Mr. Gregory G. Thompson who passed away on February 8, 2019 will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the Exciting Faith Alive Church, 5705 E. 32nd Avenue, Tampa, Florida with Pastor Antonio R. Hawkins, Officiating.
Mr. Gregory G. Thompson of Seffner, Florida was born on April 10, 1977 in Tampa, Florida to the parentage of Carolyn Bailey and Arthur G. Thompson, Sr.
Mr. Thompson met and later married his wife, Ratonia Holmes in Tampa, Florida. Both he and his wife obtained their High School Diploma from Ethline R. Williams Preparatory School. Mr. Thompson was self -employed and he owned his own lawn care service. He was also a handy man working on houses and cars. He was a person you would have loved being around, he would always make everyone smile. He would always do anything to help with whatever was needed. Mr. Thompson was extremely creative with doing custom work on shoes and clothes. He was a family type of guy always putting his family first. He will truly be missed by all of us.
Gregory was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ulysses and Earmy Bailey, Sr.; mother and father-in-law, Raymond and Elizabeth Holmes, Sr.; uncle, Ulysses Bailey, Jr; aunt and uncle, Meta Mae (Alvin) Marsh; sister, Renee Thompson Pattons; cousin, Ulysses Bailey, IV.
Mr. Gregory G. Thompson leaves to mourn his passing wife, Ratonia Thompson; 2 sons, Emmanuel G. Jones Thompson and Mariontea (Tae Tae) Holmes; mother, Carolyn Bailey; father, Arthur G. Thompson, Sr; 2 brothers, Rolando Jenkins and Arthur (Ashley) Thompson, Jr.; a host of brothers and sisters on the Thompson side; 3 sisters-in-law, Sheka Robinson, Monique McDuffie and Tessie Holmes; 5 brothers-in-law, Harvert Holmes, Witt Joseph, Anthony Thompson, Raymond Holmes and DeAngelo Holmes; uncle, Bobby (Jacqueline) Bailey; 4 aunts, Lucille Richardson, Marilyn Robinson, Willie Mae (Harold) Davis and Joyce (Henry) Caldwell; cousins, Shonta Johnson, Earmy Bailey, Sgt. Anthony Collier, Antonio (Ric) Bailey, Patrick (Starlette) Tolbert, Eric (Jessica) Bailey, Sir Lewis (Lisa) Bailey, Erica Bailey, Shydeca Bailey, Ulysses Bailey, III, Bobby Bailey, Jr., Demetrius Bailey, Christopher Bailey, Angel Bailey, Barbara (Eddie) Williams, April (Antonio) Hawkins, Thomas Jordan, Lisa Snead, Rasheed (Nakita) Harris and Danielle Sanders; a host of families including the Thompson, Washington, Caldwell, Marsh, Riley, Smiley, Thomas, Wilcher, Smith and Holmes .
There will be a viewing on Friday, February 22, 2019 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, Tampa, Florida.