Peter Winfield Thomson, 87, retired as president of Henderson & Phillips Inc.

Peter Winfield Thomson
Peter Winfield Thomson

Peter Winfield Thomson, CPCU, 87, formerly of Portsmouth, Va., passed away Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016. He was born in Rochester, N.Y., to the late Peter Leslie Thomson and Ruth Schmidt Thomson.

Mr. Thomson was a 1952 graduate of Franklin & Marshall College. He was a Navy veteran, serving in the reserves and retiring as a captain. He was president of the Board of Realtors in Portsmouth, president of Commercial Insurance Agency in Portsmouth and retired in 1994 as president of Henderson & Phillips Inc., in Norfolk.

He was a loving husband and father and is survived by his wife, Jane Hobson Thomson; children, Susan Weybright, and her husband, David, Carol Thomson, and partner, Lorna Collingridge, Jessie Shirley McClary, her and husband, Dave; and grandchildren, Molly and Sam Weybright and Mac and Gabi McClary.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Road Chapel, Virginia Beach.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).

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