James Oren Thompson III, 71, of Whittier, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Tsali Care Center in Cherokee.
He was born Feb. 12, 1945 in Camden, SC to the late James Oren Thompson II and Donald Beatrice Anderson Thompson.
James worked on the production line at Union Carbide Corporation in Charlotte.
He is survived by two daughters, Crystal Thompson and Tammy Thompson; five brothers, John, Lloyd, Donald, and Randy Thompson; and three sisters, Betty Ann Beam, Gail Beam, and Crystal Blake.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by one brother, William Thompson; and one sister, Elaine Thompson.
No services are planned.
Long House Funeral Home is assisting the Thompson family.