December 24, 1932 ~ June 9, 2016
Albert Henry Thames Jr – US Marine Corp - Staff Sargent - Retired
Albert Henry Thames Jr, 83, of Inglewood, California, died Thursday, June 9, 2016. He was born December 24, 1932, in Norfield, Mississippi. He was the son of Albert Henry Thames, Sr and Johnie M. Denwood Thames.
Albert enlisted in the USMC and served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Serving 20 years, he retired. In 1976 he started at Northrop retiring after 20 years.
He was a member of the Montford Point Marines and Northrop Grumman Retirement Club. He was a member of VFW Post 2075 Hawthorne CA.
Survivors include his Wife Margie; his Sister Alpha Banks (Roy); Brother Jacques Thames; Brother Lloyd Thames (Joyce); Sister Johnie Moore; his Step-Children: Debbie Kroll, Bill Kroll (Carol), Dana O'Dell (Ray), Charlene Sanders and Betty Colburn and 11 Step Grandchildren, along with seven Step Great-Grandchildren; Nephews; Nieces; Family and Friends.
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