Royal L. Thompson, Jr., of the 3500 block of Buckingham St., passed away peacefully on October 5, 2001, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Royal was born in Huntington, Long Island, NY on November 13, 1930 to the late Royal and Zelda Thompson. He retired as a detective in 1977 after twenty-one years of service with the Suffolk County, New York Police Department. Royal was also a past President of the Long Island Chapter of the Lions Club. After his retirement from the Police Department, he pursued his dreams as a chef and entrepreneur, owning and operating several restaurants on Long Island and in Norfolk, VA.
Left to cherish Royal