Austin Eugene Thompson, age 19, of Ray St., Cherryville, passed away Friday, February 18, 2022 at Atrium-Cleveland. He was born July 7, 2002 in Gaston County to Bryan Scott Thompson and Terry DeLynn Anthony. Austin was a 2021 graduate of Cherryville High School where he played basketball and football. Austin was an avid Eagles fan.
Austin was preceded in death by his brother, Andrew Scott Thompson, paternal grandfather, James Thompson; maternal grandparents, Dwaine Anthony and Charlene Taylor.
Survivors include his father, Bryan Thompson (McKenzie Wright); mother, Terry Anthony; brothers, Ethan Thompson, Timothy “T.J.” Thompson, Noah Hammon, and Zander Wright; sisters, Kassie Thompson and Zaylii Wright; paternal grandmother, Patrice Murray Thompson; uncle and aunt, Travis and Tena Anthony; nephews and niece, Mason Carter Pruitt, Aubrey Grace McCown, and Jaxson Thompson; girlfriend, Haley Marie Goode.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday, February 24, 2022 at First Baptist Church in the sanctuary.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, February 25, 2022 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Vince Hefner officiating. Burial will follow at Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery.
Condolences may be made at www.carpenterporter.com.