Jordan Thompson, age 20 of Bethpage, passed away Monday, October 30, 2017. Funeral Service will be Friday, November 3rd at 1:00 p.m. from the chapel of Alexander Family Heritage Funeral Home (100 Albert Gallatin Avenue), with Bro. Bill Davis officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, November 2nd from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Friday, November 3rd from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. Interment with military honors will follow the service at Gallatin Cemetery, with David Reed, Doug Boyd, Jacob Sellers, Justin Thompson, Drew Reed, Breylon Meadows, and Alejandro Sierra serving as pallbearers.
Jordan was born September 26, 1997 in Nashville. He is preceded in death by grandfathers, Roy Strack and David Boyd, Sr. He is survived by parents, David Reed and Darcie Reed of Bethpage; brothers, Jacob Sellers, Drew Reed, and Justin Thompson; sisters, Shae Reed, Marra Thompson, and Lexi Lancaster; grandparents, Donna Strack and Franklin and Dot Reed; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Jordan was a member of Long Hollow Baptist Church Gallatin Campus. Jordan Thompson joined the Tennessee Army National Guard on 8 December 2014 as a Private (PV2). Jordan was a member of Troop G, 1st Squadron, 230th Cavalry Regiment located in Nashville, TN as a 92Y supply specialist. Jordan earned the rank of Private First Class (PFC) on the date of 8 October 2015. On 9 November 2015 Jordan was transferred to Company E, 1st Battalion, 230th Aviation Regiment. On 2 May 2016 Jordan was transferred to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, Special Troops Squadron, 278th ACR. With the creation of a new unit standing up in Smyrna, TN Jordan was transferred one more time to Troop E, Regimental Support Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment. Jordan was then promoted to Specialist (SPC) on 1 August 2016. Jordan was in charge of the organizational clothing equipment for Troop E and was the supply assistant for SGT Jerry Milan. Jordan was an influential part of Troop E and took it upon himself on 17 September 2017 to volunteer for the Best Warrior Competition for the unit and won the unit competition and was recommended for the Squadron competition. The Squadron competition was conducted on 21 October 2017 and placed Soldiers in the rank of E4 against each other for a warrior competition. After helping the unit set up a bivouac area in the field, Jordan then competed against 5 other Soldiers and scored amongst the top 2% on the physical fitness test. Online condolences may be submitted at alexanderheritagefh.com. Alexander Family Heritage Funeral Home has been honored with arrangements.