Funeral services for Harold Jeff, “J.T.” Thompson, 56 year old Buffalo man who passed away suddenly Saturday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Saturday, August 20th at 10:00 a.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo with Reverend Tom Saur officiating. Graveside committal service will follow the funeral in Willow Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home on Friday from 1:00 until 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Donations may be made to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo, Wyoming.
Harold Jeffries Thompson Jr. was born on April 29, 1955 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania to Harold and Delores Thompson. He grew up in Coatesville and graduated from C.A.S.H. High School in Coatesville in 1973. After high school he went to work for H.L. Jacobs Construction. He was married on April 9th, 1977 in Coatesville to Dottie Book and they made their home in Parkesburg, Pennsylvania. In 1980 they moved to Downingtown, Pa and later to Honey brook, Pa. where Jeff worked for Lyons and Hohl Construction. In 2003 they moved to Buffalo, Wyoming where Jeff pursued a life long ambition of living in the west. Jeff took a job with Ames Construction when he first moved to Buffalo and later worked for B and C. Contractors. He worked for Three Way Construction for a time before going to work for Northwinds Construction. At the time of his death he was working for BF Construction in Buffalo.
Jeff was a member of Masonic Lodge 383 of Coatesville and the Shrine. He was a member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and a Life Member of the North American Hunting Club. Jeff was an avid hunter and outdoorsman and enjoyed building just about anything and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Dottie of Buffalo; two sons, Jason Thompson and his wife Lori of Buffalo and Hawk Thompson also of Buffalo; one daughter Nicole Miller of Buffalo; two brothers Terry L. Thompson of Coatesville, Pa and Raymond “Moon” Thompson of Atglen, Pa; one sister Anna Stanley of Coatesville; one grandson Codey Miller of Buffalo and one grand daughter Madison also of Buffalo. He was preceded in death by his parents.