William Edward Thompson, 59

| 20 Feb 2024 | 04:08

William Edward Thompson (aka “Twisted” and “Boom”), 59, of Sandyston, NJ passed away peacefully at United Methodist Communities at Bristol Glen, Newton, NJ. He was a graphic artist operating TM Studios in Morristown, as well as Thompson Creative in Hainesville, NJ. Billy was quite an athlete and enjoyed playing baseball and football, and was a county wrestling champion. He was a 1983 graduate of Port Jervis High School and attended Kean College (University) where he was an active member of the New Sigma Phi fraternity. Billy enjoyed fishing and hunting with his father and the other members of the Tuscarora Hunting Club where he shot the 100th buck, a 10-pointer. He was a heavy metal enthusiast and enjoyed playing guitar and singing.

The son of William Raymond Thompson and Christine Fountain, he was born October 12, 1964, in Newton, NJ.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife Jean (Serfass) Thompson; daughter Jessica Lynn Thompson and her boyfriend Cody Day; parents William and Christine Thompson; grandmother Wahneta Fountain; stepchildren Sheila Baumgartner, Bradley Serfass, and Freddie Baumgartner III; sisters Becky Rosenkrans and her husband Kenneth, Sarah Harriott and her husband Bill, and Rachel Chaiet and her husband Max; nieces and nephews Jenn, Alex, Matt, Mackenzie, Nate, Jaydon, Jocelyn, Natalie, Violet, Mika, Addy, Lucas; and step-grandchildren Savannah, Dominick, Alyson, and Ryan.

Memorial: Thursday, February 29, 2024, at 12 p.m. at Minisink Reformed Church, Montague, NJ, with Rev. Michael Sweeney officiating.

Burial: Minisink Reformed Church Cemetery, Montague, NJ.

Memorial donations in William’s memory may be made to Minisink Reformed Church, 346 River Rd, Montague, NJ 07827; Blue Ridge Rescue Squad, 350 US-206, Branchville, NJ 07826; or Bristol Glen Benevolent Association, 200 Bristol Glen Dr, Newton, NJ 07860.