James Thompson, 68 of Beecher, IL passed away May 13, 2018 at his home. James was born on November 30, 1949 in Decatur, IL the son of Edward and Doris Mae Thompson nee Helm. He is survived by his mother Doris Mae Liczkowski, his children Robin Tropp, Leroy Thompson, Edward Thompson and Richard Thompson. His siblings Linda Busham, Carolyn Smith, Brenda Quist, Deborah Thompson and Christine Evans also survive James. Also surviving are 2 grandchildren Timothy and Colette Tropp. Cremation rites have been accorded.