Belford D. Thompson “Cotton”, 86, of Forkston Township passed away on Monday November 16, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 50 years Norma G. Jeffries Thompson.
Born in Swoyersville, PA on January 12, 1934 he was the son of the late Charles and Pearl Garnett Thompson.
He was a member of the Mehoopany Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife he is survived by sons, John Thompson and wife Michelle, and David Jeffries and wife Sharron; daughters, Jackie Roth and husband Arthur, Susan Sparrow and husband Joseph, Joanne Titus, Gale Sanderson and husband Christopher, and Roxanne Jeffries; 16 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren
Belford was one of twelve children with four brothers Bob, Less, Bud and Arthur he had seven sisters Grace Gable, Maryls Rozelle, Midge Davies, Arlene Williams, Eva Oliver, Bernice Roan and Alice Thompson.
He had many grandchildren and great grandchildren which were where all special to him. He had a great love and dedication for family
Family and friends can join online for a livestreamed service at 11:00 AM on November 19, 2020 at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com under Belford D. Thompson’s tribute page.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Mehoopany Baptist Church, 4301 PA-87, Mehoopany, PA 18629 or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.
Arrangements and care entrusted to Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc. 73 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, PA 18657.
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