Marcus Rashad Thompson was the oldest of two sons born to Katherine and Ronald Thompson on July 26, 1977. Marcus was a good student and an excellent athlete. He loved playing football and running track. Marcus acquired countless trophies while participating in various sport competitions. He spent most of his youth playing pop-warner football, running track and weight-lifting. He was very close to his brother Malcolm. They did everything together and were often mistaken as twins. Marcus grew up in Spring Valley, CA where he attended La Presa Middle School and Monte Vista High School. He received his high school diploma from ABR High School in Arizona. Marcus went to Southwestern College where he was a starter on the football team from 1996-1998.
Later on Marcus enjoyed working on the Christmas Tree Farm for three years. He went on to work in the mental health field as a mental health associate. Marcus always took pride in his appearance. He made it a point to always be clean shaven and neatly dressed. Marcus was known for his infectious smile. He enjoyed being surrounded by family and friends.
We will always cherish the moments that God blessed us to share with Marcus. God called Marcus back home on Nov 23rd, 2017. Marcus leaves to cherish his loving memory his mother, Katherine Thompson; father, Ronald Thompson; paternal grandmother, Dorothy Goldston; two brothers, Malcolm Kumar Thompson and Noah Ezra Thompson; two aunts, Martha Taylor and Peggy Cooper; four uncles, Eddie Taylor, James Lester Taylor, James Thompson, Theodore Thompson, and a host of cousins and friends to cherish his memory.
November 29, 2017
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Preferred Cremation & Burial Chapel
6529 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92115
December 1, 2017
Nu-Way Christian Ministries
4166 National Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113