Jeffrey Robert Thompson, born April 30, 1970, in Crescent City, passed away Aug. 5, 2008, in Redding.

Jeffrey was a Del Norte native and member of the Tolowa Tribe. He attended Redwood Elementary and Del Norte High School and College of The Redwoods. As a youth he participated in football, basketball and track. He enjoyed many summers camping at his grandpa's Big Flat property. He loved music, good food and hanging out at the river with family and friends.

He is survived by his son Daniel Thompson; father John Thompson; mother Linda Williams (Richard); brother Neil Thompson; sisters Miranda Thompson Lampley (William) and Laci Thompson; nephews and niece Cameron, Mitchell, Logan, Toby and Evie; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather and mentor, Hugh Blagden, and grandmother Evelyn.

A celebration of life services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Church of The Nazarene, 1600 Chetco Avenue, Brookings.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.