Whitehall, New York – Brian Curtis Thompson, 47, of County Route 9A passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at his home following a courageous battle with cancer.
Brian was born on Jan. 24, 1975, in Amsterdam, New York, the son of Drew Thompson and Jeanne (Bonanni) Wilber.
He was employed as a correctional officer for the last nine years at Great Meadow Correctional Facility in Comstock.
He was a graduate of Broadalbin-Perth High School, Class of 1993. Brian was a four-year letter man on his high school varsity football team. He then went on to receive an associate degree from Herkimer Community College.
Brian played semi-pro football for six years. He was an avid Buffalo Bills football fan and had season tickets, never missing a home game. He was also a New York Yankees fan. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, fishing and four wheeling. But most of all he enjoyed doing these things with his two sons. He also played in many softball leagues. He was a member of the Whitehall BPOE #1491.
He is predeceased by his paternal grandparents Alfred and Elvina (Frisch) Thompson and maternal grandparents Anthony J. and Patricia (Arceneaux) Bonanni.
Survivors include his wife Carla Lambert Thompson, father Drew Curtis Thompson (Sandy) of Broadalbin, New York, mother Jeanne Wilber (Terry) of Salisbury, North Carolina, brother Brendon P. Thompson (Meeka) of Broadalbin, two sons Andrew Curtis and Brayden Patrick Thompson of Broadalbin, stepchildren Kolby and Kamryn Baldwin of Whitehall, New York, niece Eva Thompson of Stillwater, New York, stepbrother Jonathan Wilber (Amanda ) of Rensselaerville, New York, stepsisters Rebecca Adrian of Hudson, New York, and Ariel Bero of Oneida, New York, mother-in-law Brenda Adams of Whitehall, brother-in-law Michael Lambert (Ivett) of Knoxville, Tennessee, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and lifelong friends.
Calling hours for family and friends will be from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, at the Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams St. in Whitehall.
Whitehall BPOE Lodge #1491 will conduct a Lodge of Sorrow at 6:45 p.m.
The family has suggested that memorial contributions be made in Brian’s name to High Peaks Hospice, 454 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.
Online condolences may be made at jillsonfuneralhome.com.