Mr. Walter Lewis Thompson was born August 27, 1957, to the late Walter and Lucinda Thompson.
He was educated in the Birmingham City School System.
Bro. Thomas met Annie Delores Steele and they had three boys. Later they were married and he became a member of the First Baptist, Woodlawn. While a member, he served in the Mass Choir, Male Chorus, worked with the Food Pantry, and Hospitality Committee. Bro. Thompson worked for Holiday Inn Silvertetron Cafe as a cook.
On Sunday, March 3, 2019, God called and Bro. Thompson answered at St. Vincent Hospital, surrounded by his family and Pastor.
He leaves to celebrate his legacy of joy, life and love of people, his loving wife: Annie Delores Thompson; three sons: Patrick, Walter, Jr. and Kenny Steele, all of Birmingham, Alabama; two sisters: Willie Jean Smith (Fester), Birmingham, Alabama, and Josephine Spears of Fort Wayne, Indiana; two grandchildren: Trayshawn and Dega; a host of nephews, nieces, great-nephews, sisters-in-law, other relatives and friends.