Marcus Terrill Thompson
"The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living"
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Terrill Thompson
Marcus Terrill Thompson, affectionately known by friends as “Frankie” was born on February 17, 1991 to Sharon P. LeCompt and Fred (Saad) Thompson, returned to his heavenly home on January 24, 2021.
Marcus grew up attending his family church, Tabernacle Baptist, in Burlington, NJ where he was christened and acknowledged Christ as his personal savior.
Marcus was educated in the Willingboro and Mt. Laurel public school system. He graduated from Willingboro High School in 2009 and went on to further his education at Delaware State University.
Marcus was an outstanding athlete. He began playing football, at a young age, with Willingboro P.A.L. and continued playing in high school for the Willingboro Chimeras and Lenape Indians. Marcus was also a great musician, being able to play any instrument, he loved the drums and piano the most. He also had a gift of creating beats, lyrics and songs that he shared with everyone. His passion was to become an engineer, producer, publisher and/or song writer, in the music industry. Marcus also had an interest in Fashion and Design and was in the process of launching his own clothing line.
In 2013, his son Me’Khi Jaden was born. This inspired Marcus to enroll, as a night student, at Pennco Tech, while working full-time at Burlington County Special Services School District. With determination and dedication Marcus graduated with High Honors, receiving his certification as a HVAC technician. He also received an award for Reliability.
Marcus was employed by University City Housing –Head HVAC Tech -where he recently celebrated 5 years of service. He was a dedicated employee and passionate about his job. Marcus cared deeply for everyone he worked for and with.
Marcus loved being the life of the party, singing and dancing, making everyone laugh and enjoying his company. He had a smile that was contagious and a heart of gold. His sister was his little Princess, setting her standards high, making her the strong woman she is today. His mom was his “ROCK”. He cherished his friends and family and was loyal to everyone he cared about. His BEST FRIENDS meant the world to him and he had unbreakable bonds with each one of them. With best friends, comes bonus moms, and they adored and treated him like their own. His world revolved around his son and two daughters: Me’Khi, Makayla and MeKenzi. He was proud to be a father of three beautiful children.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories, his children MeKhi Jaden Thompson, Makayla Jade Thompson, and MaKenzi Jayla Carter, mother Sharon P. LeCompt, father Fred (Saad) Thompson, sister A’Taya Lipscomb, niece Isla Engelhardt, maternal grandmother Sharon R. LeCompt, paternal grandmother Wanda Thompson, paternal grandfather Frederick Thompson, God sister La’Tecia Burden, God Mother Laura LeCompt, God Father Paul J LeCompt Jr., Role Model Shawn Hutton, a host of Aunts, Uncles, cousins, family and friends. Preceded in death by maternal grandfather Paul J LeCompt Sr., paternal great-grand mother Barbara Dwyer.
Celebration of Life for family only will held Thursday, February 4, 2021 11am at the TL Hutton Family & Friends Funeral Services, 869 Beverly Road, Burlington, NJ. Family & friends may participate in a walk through viewing 10am -11am. Service will be live stream at 11am at www.TLHuttonfuneralservices.com
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