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Eric Andre Thompson, Jr.

December 16, 1989 ~ August 25, 2019 (age 29)

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Eric Andre Thompson Jr. age 29 passed on Sunday, August, 25, 2019 in Sanford, NC.

Eric Andre Thompson, Jr., age 29, was born on December 16, 1989 in Livingston, NJ to Tonya Yvette Wilson and Eric Andre Thompson, Sr.  He entered into life everlasting on August 25, 2019.

Eric was baptized on May 10, 1992 at Elmwood Presbyterian Church in East Orange, NJ. When the family relocated to Sanford, NC in 1999, he became a member at Blandonia Presbyterian Church in Sanford, NC where he was active in the Blandonia Youth Group and the Drama Club.  He attended JR Ingram Elementary School, West Lee Middle School, Lee Senior High School (briefly) and graduated from Southern Lee in 2009.  He received an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Central Carolina Community College in 2017.

Eric enjoyed playing basketball which he played throughout Middle School and High School, traveling, spending time with his children, his family and friends and being “the life of the party”.  He was known to have the ability to charm anybody he came in contact with.  He was truly one of a kind.

Eric was preceded in death by his father  Eric Andre Thompson, Sr.

Eric is survived by his children, Amilliyana and Zyir Thompson of Sanford, mother, Tonya Wilson, Linden, NC, mother of his children, Valencia Rosemond, Sanford, NC grandmother, Rev. Mamie L. Hooker (Papa Wayne), Sanford, NC, sisters, Tamika Thompson, Sanford, Tamaiya and Jvonna Fleming, Linden, NC, brothers, Jahid Thompson, Sanford, Christopher and Elijah McCormick, Keith Williams, Anthony Thompson (JR), Dave Seagroves, Travis Bellamy, Kevin, and Tank, aunt, Gayle McKoy (Crainza), Sanford, NC., cousins, Shakira Saziru, Rory Brown, and Cameron Alexander, niece, MaKenzy Battle, nephew, Jalik McLean, and a host of other loved ones and friends.

Arrangements By: Knotts Funeral Home- Sanford 

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August 30, 2019

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Knotts Funeral Home
719 Wall St.
Sanford, NC 27330

Funeral Service
August 31, 2019

12:00 PM
Blandonia Presbyterian Church
605 Wall St
Sanford, NC 27330

Interment following funeral service
August 31, 2019

Lee Memory Garden
2600 Hawkins Ave.
Sanford, NC 27330

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