We regret to announce the passing of Prime Minister David John Howard Thompson Q.C., of Barbados, Member of Parliament died before dawn at his private residence in St. Philip. He was 48. Thompson, who was trained as a lawyer, led his Democratic Labor Party to victory in 2008 elections and a family oriented person whose family extended beyond direct relationships.
Husband of Mara;
Father of Misha, Oya and Osa-Marie;
Son of Margaret Knight and Charles Thompson;
Brother of Stephen Graham, Angela Hynam, Charles, Paul, Elizabeth and Chad Thompson;
Uncle of Julia Ellis-Agard, Marlon, Randy, Trudy and Tiffany Graham, Matthew and Joshua Hynam, Dario King, Ayo Taitt, Natasha Smith, Shivon, Sinead and Carlos Thompson, Solomon Thompson-Moodley;
Great-uncle of Antoine, Akeem and Akayla Ellis-Agard, Maleah Graham, Louie and Kiarnna Smith, Laniya To, Ashleigh, Ronnie and Christopher Thompson;
Nephew of Rita Barker and Donna Stock;
Cousin of Heather Barker-Roberts, Roger Barker, Mark Dabaiyo, Trish Carey, Roslyn, Derek, Tony and Jeremy Stock;
Son-in-law of Monica Giraudy and the late Henry Giraudy;
Bother-in-law of Jeannine McIntyre, Tina Thompson, Michael Moodley and Peter Hynam;
Relative of the Knight, Laurie and Forte families;
Friend of the entire parish of Saint John and the extended Communities of Barbados.
The Official funeral of the late Prime Minister David John Howard Thompson Q.C. leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Wednesday November 03, 2010 at 7.30 a.m.???? (Not Sure of this time) for Kensington Oval, Fontabelle, St. Michael where relatives and invited guest are asked to meet at 9.30 a.m. for the service. The funeral will then proceed to St. John Parish Church for the interment. Tributes will commence from 8.50 a.m. until the start of the service.