Joseph H. Thompson

Aug. 17, 1933 - July 24, 2017



     Wednesday, July 26, 2017
     2-4 and 7-9 P.M.

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.


Funeral Services:

     Thursday, July 27, 2017
     11:00 a.m.

     Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home
     & Memorial Service, Inc.



     Cuba Cemetery
     Cuba, NY


may be made to:

 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
 Donor Services
 PO Box 407
 Pittsfield, MA 01202

Joseph Henry Thompson
"Uncle Joe"
Joseph Henry Thompson, 84 of 9223 Beebe Hill Rd., Cuba passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 surrounded by his family after a period of ill health.

Born on August 17, 1933, in Franklinville, he was a son of Ray and Muriel Stevens Thompson. On November 22, 1952 in the West Clarksville Baptist Church he married his beloved wife of 65 years the former Nancy E. Oliver who survives.

Joe was a graduate of Richburg Central School Class of 1952. After graduation he went to work for Acme Electric Corp. in Cuba and also worked a second job at Cuba Cheese for many years. From there he went on to work as a Senior Claims Adjuster for Chubb Insurance Company where he worked for the next twenty years retiring in 1995.

He was a member of the Cuba-Friendship Mason Lodge 306 F&AM where he was a third degree mason, a member of the Ismailia Cart Corps, a member and Past Grand Patron of McKee Chapter 212 Order of the Eastern Star, past president of the Hinsdale Fire Department, a lifetime social member of the Cuba VFW Post 2721, and was a former Town of Cuba Councilman for several years.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Nancy are his children, Vicki (Michael) Hook of Marco Island, FL, Ronn (Angela) Thompson of Shinglehouse, PA and Scott (Doreen) Thompson Little Elm, TX; 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews as well as his extended family, including all those friends who knew him as "Uncle Joe".

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his siblings Raymond, Wilba, Rexford, Glendon, and Thelma, and a son Dean.

The Family will receive friends at the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., 9 Bull Street, Cuba on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. where funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. The Rev. Timothy Gleason, will officiate.

Burial will be in Cuba Cemetery, Cuba, New York.

Members of McKee Chapter 212 O.E.S and Cuba-Friendship Lodge 305 F&AM will assemble in the Funeral Home Wednesday Evening at 6:45 P.M. for services.

Memorials may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 407, Pittsfield, MA 01202.

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Joe will be greatly missed by all who loved him.





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