Robert D. "Patch" Thompson, 84 of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, peacefully transitioned October 23, 2016 in Riverside Care Center.
Born July 25, 1932 in McKeesport, son of the late Charles Arthur Thompson Sr. and Sadie Wright Thompson.
He was a former member of Zion Baptist Church, where he served as an Usher and a former Esteem Lecturing Knight. He was also a Member of the Booker T. Washington Lodge #218 and Henry C. Williams Post 666.
Patch was a proud US Army Korean War Veteran. He was a dedicated employee of the Vienna Baking Company.
Survivors include son, Robert D. Thompson, Jr. of McKeesport, nieces, nephews, and a host of loving friends.
Friends will be received Friday from 10-11 a.m. at the at the Robert A. Waters Funeral Chapel, 2326 Jenny Lind Street, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, where services will immediately follow at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Vincent C. Little, Sr., officiating.
Interment will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.
Arrangements entrusted to the Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc., McKeesport, PA.
Originally published October 28, 2016.