Chad Thompson

Chad Thompson, 35, of Garland, passed away Monday, Aug, 26, 2019, as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident.

He was born March 8, 1984, in Corry, to William “Bill” Thompson and Donna (Sammons) Thompson.

He was a 2002 graduate of Titusville High School and went on to serve two years in the U.S. Air Force. He went on from there to play semi-pro football for the Albuquerque Azteks and also coach football for a number of years. He was currently employed at Maplevale Farms as a truck driver.

Chad enjoyed hunting, golfing and rooting on his favorite football team, the Buffalo Bills. To his niece and nephew, he was known as the fun, loving uncle that would do anything for them.

In addition to his parents, Chad is survived by his girlfriend, Rachel Johnson of Lakewood, N.Y.; his two children: Case Thompson and CeAura Thompson; his siblings: Danelle (Steve) Depasquale of Garland, Drew Thompson of Palm City, Fla., and Gage Thompson of Philadelphia; his paternal grandmother, Janice Thompson; his niece and nephew: Sophia and Dylan Depasquale; many aunts, uncles, cousins; and his best friend, Craig Upton.

Friends and family may call on Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 4-7 p.m., at the Youngsville Free Methodist Church, 179 Davis St., and also on Thursday for an hour before an 11a.m., funeral service that will be held there with his cousin, the Rev. Michael Thompson, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Garland Volunteer Fire Department.

The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Youngsville have been entrusted with all arrangements.

Condolences to the family may be made at www. nelsonfuneralhome.net.