Dwight Orin Thompson

March 31, 2019


Dwight O. Thompson, 79, passed away on Sunday March 31, 2019.  He was raised in Laings, Ohio. Dwight lived in Hammonton, N.J. for 50 years. He was a teacher and coach at Shawnee High School in the Lenape School District for 31 years and also taught Driver’s Ed. After his retirement in 1998, he drove charter tours for Motor Coach Industries. He was a member of Pitman Road Church of Christ and the longest serving elder, serving 25 years.

Dwight is survived by his wife of 57 years Mary Lea (Northcut)Thompson, children Todd Dwight (Jeannie) Thompson, and Jana Lea (Ronnie) Ritchie, 8 grandchildren and sister Ramona (Ken) Noland. He is preceded in death by his parents Harold and Marie Thompson and sister LaVonne Ransom.

Friends may greet the family from 5 pm – 8 pm on Friday April 5, 2019 and 9 am – 11 am on Saturday April 6, 2019 at the Pitman Road Church of Christ, 500 Pitman Rd., Sewell, NJ 08080. Funeral service at 11 am. Those desiring may make contributions to the Pitman Road Church of Christ and Harding University, 915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, AR 72149. Memories may be shared at

Graveside Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday April 9, 2019 at The West Union Church of Christ Cemetery with Donald Thompson officiating.

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Graveside Service
April 9, 2019

11:00 AM
West Union Church of Christ Cemetery

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