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Memorial Services Scheduled For Hi-Five Founder Tony Thompson

(June 7, 2007)—Memorial services will be held in Fort Worth and Waco for musician Tony Thompson, a founder of the 90s R&B group Hi-Five whose body was found behind a Waco apartment complex.

Security officers found the body of the 31-year-old musician on June 1 behind building 1712 at the Trendwood Apartments at 1700 Dallas Circle.
An autopsy was ordered to determine the cause of death.

A memorial service is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at the New Breed Christian Center at 1500 s. Riverside Dr. in Fort Worth.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Waco Hippodrome at 724 Austin Ave.

Funeral Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Victorious Life Church at 7459 South Interstate 35 in Waco.

Thompson was at work on a new solo project at the time of his death.

A posting on his MySpace page says Thompson will “live on forever” through his music.

“Tony was given the gift of song and he loved what he did for a living.”

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As part of the group Hi-Five, Thompson sang on the 1990s R-and-B hits ``I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)'' and ``She's Playing Hard to Get.

He had recently moved back to Waco from the Dallas area.

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