Raymond Antoine Thompson, 41 of Cambridge, MD departed this life on Wed., May 25, 2016 at his residence.
He was born July 20, 1974, son of Carolyn Thompson Christian and Raymond Cooper.
Antoine, as he was affectionately called, was educated in the public schools of Dorchester County and graduated from Cambridge South Dorchester High School in 1997.
He was employed for a number of years with the Chesapeake Center in Easton, Maryland. His hobbies were reading, writing, playing the game Ya Ya, wrestling, watching TV and meeting new friends. He was a great joy to be around. There was never a dull moment.
Antoine was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Josephine Thompson, maternal grandfather, Frederick Jones, paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Watford and aunt, Debbie Thompson.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Carolyn Thompson Christian (Frederick); father, Raymond Cooper; brother, Deron Northam Sr, Eric and Derrick Beasley, who Antoine called brothers; sisters, Lakendra Campbell, Latrice’ Christian and Yasmaine Sharp; paternal grandfather, Melvin Cooper; uncles, Troy Smith, Mickey and Freddie Watford “Peanut”, Terrell Cephas (Kinta), Dontre’ Cephas “Man”, Charles Cooper Jr. “Poochie”, Charles Cooper “Poochie”, Randolph Cooper, Frederick Cooper (Shirley), Milton Cooper, Tyrone Cooper (Gertrude), , Tymel Cooper (Carolyn), all of Salisbury, MD, John Sampson, Tyron Molock, Cookie and Earl Lee, whom Antoine knew as special uncles; aunts, Louise Sharp, Betty Camper (Clifford), Joyce Leonard (Barry Goswellen), Bertina Beasley (Cicero), Katy Askins (Leon), Brenda Cooper Matthews, Josephine Thompson, Cheryl Sampson, Ernestine Bolden, Kennette, Donna Lyn and Shondalyn Sampson and a host of other relatives and friends.