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223 North Bedford Road
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Phone: 269-965-5145
Fax: 269-965-5148
Zapharo  Thompson

Zapharo Melvin Thompson

Tuesday, June 9th, 1936 - Monday, March 8th, 2021
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Obituary

Zapharo Melvin Thompson, 84, of Battle Creek, passed away Monday, March 8, 2021 at Bronson Battle Creek. He was born June 9, 1936 in Jackson, MS the son of William and Katherine (Fowler) Thompson. Zapharo served in the U.S. Army. He married Barbara Bonner on September 9, 1978 in Battle Creek. Zapharo retired from the Battle Creek VA Medical Center after 15+ years of service. After retirement, Zapharo worked for a few factories in Industrial Therapy. He enjoyed playing cards with his friends, having a good cigar, and traveling. Zapharo was a member of the Elks Lodge #1311. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Thompson; daughter, Nicole Thompson; grandson, James Belenor; sister, June McAlister; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Tina Howard; and brother, William Thompson, Jr.
Visitation will be held Thursday, March 18, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. Funeral service will be held Friday, March 19, 2021 at 12:00 PM at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. Burial will be at the Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, MI. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 18th, 2021 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, March 18th, 2021 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Bachman Hebble Funeral Service
    Address
    223 North Bedford Road
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, March 19th, 2021 | 12:00pm
    When
    Friday, March 19th, 2021 12:00pm
    Location
    Bachman Hebble Funeral Service
    Address
    223 North Bedford Road
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Officiant
    Pastor Leon Coleman III
  • Interment

    Location
    Fort Custer National Cemetery
    Address
    15501 West Dickman Road
    AUGUSTA, MI
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    Notes
    Due to COVID-19 only 25 people are able to gather for the Committal Service at Fort Custer National Cemetery.

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