He was born March 17, 1923 in Walla Walla, WA to Ren and Lenna Thompson.
He served the nation in WWII as a Navy radio operator.
Later he joined the Walla Walla Fire Department, retiring as a Captain after 25 years of dedicated work.
Pat and Norma were married in Spokane in January of 1978 and settled in the Mullen Hill area.
Pat was a humble man, full of laughter and always offering of himself to his large and close family.
He is remembered by his wife Norma, one son, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial Service 1 PM, Friday, November 29, 2013 at Heritage Chapel.