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Harry Lee Thompson

February 10, 1961 - December 2, 2022

“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint” Isaiah 40:31

Harry Lee Thompson “Buddy” of Washington, D.C. peacefully transitioned from labor to reward on Friday, December 2, 2022; at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Born Friday, February 10, 1961, in Albemarle County, Va.  He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Isaiah and Ellen Thompson, Aunt Irene Thompson, Uncle Frank Thompson and his two best friends Thomas Baker and Alvin Richardson.

He attended Nelson County Public schools.  While living in Nelson County he attended Oak Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Thompson was a devoted supporter of the Oak Hill Baptist Church Concerned Members Organization.  He was employed by St. James Mutual Homes in Washington D.C. where he was the Maintenance Operations supervisor.

Harry enjoyed watching all sports especially the 2017 Super Bowl Champions Philadelphia Eagles. In addition, to sports he loved doing home improvement projects and was known to his family, neighbors, and friends as the handyman.

He leaves to cherish his memories his mother Ms. Mary E. Thompson of Massies Mill, VA, one son Maurice S. Thompson of Kernersville, NC , one daughter Monica L. Thompson (Gavis) of Madison Heights, VA, three grandchildren Jeramiah, Shawn and Marleigh and one grand dog Mayson, one brother James T. Thompson (Brooke) of Massies Mill, VA, one sister Tammy Thompson Barnett(Homer) of Amherst, VA. : a host of other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at Oak Hill Baptist Church 382 Level Green Rd., Roseland, Va. at 12:00 p.m. His remains will lie in repose one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to

Winston-Salem State University National Alumni Scholarship Endowment

304 Blair Hall, 601 S.MLK Drive Winston-Salem, NC 27110


Lynchburg Community Action Group

1010 Main St, Lynchburg, VA 24504

 Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Madison Heights, is assisting the family.

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My deepest sympathy to the family.

Posted by Linda Sandridge on December 10, 2022

To the family Our prayers and sympathy goes out to each of you. This was truly a shocker as I came upon Harry Lee's obituary. May each of you find comfort in knowing that God makes no mistakes. Hold on to your faith and He will guide you through. Prayers, hugs and lots of love sent from the Robinson family. Papoose, Meshell & Family

Posted by Meshell Robinson on December 8, 2022

We are so sorry to hear about Buddy passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family.

Posted by Haywood & Laverne Canada on December 7, 2022

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