James (Jimi)'s Story
James L. "Jimi," 30, Cypress, Texas, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at home. He was born Nov. 27, 1986, in Johnstown, Pa. Jimi was the son of James D. and Kathleen M. (Felten) Thompson. Jimi graduated from Dallastown Area High School, Dallastown, Pa., June 2005. He attended Penn State University and the University of Houston, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in English-creative writing in December 2012. Jimi held positions in the oil and gas industry in Houston at J. Connor Associates, Quest-Halliburton, and most recently at Packers Plus Energy Services. Jimi is survived by his parents, James and Kathleen (Felten) Thompson, Cypress, Texas; his sister, Melissa Felten, Coatesville, Pa.; and brothers, Brian and Christopher Thompson, both of Cypress, Texas. He also leaves behind his maternal grandmother, Margaret Felten, Holidaysburg, Pa., and uncles, aunts and numerous cousins. A memorial Mass and committal will be held at St. John the Baptist Church, 101 Findley Ave., New Baltimore, Pa., at 1 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2017.
Published on July 3, 2017