William "Bill" Thompson

William “Bill” Thompson, 79, of Melbourne, Florida, passed away on September 8th.

Bill  was born in High Point, N.C.  He served his country in the Army in the 101st Airborne. He then continued his career in Law Enforcement for the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and retired as a Captain in the Department.  He was a loving husband and father.  He enjoyed boating and being on the water. 

Bill is survived by his wife, Martha and son, Benjamin both of Melbourne. He is also survived by his sisters Joyce Hailey, Carolyn Cook, Rachel Green of High Point, NC and brother Danny Thompson who lives in Goldsboro, NC. 

He is also survived by nieces Joy Hailey, Ginger Moore, both of High Point, NC.  and Kim Dillon of Little River, SC. Nephews Jason Hailey of Wilmington, NC and Justin Hailey of Trinity, North Carolina.  

Bill will be laid to rest at the Cape Canaveral National Cemetery on October 7th.