Mr. Thompson was born in Jonesville, March 21, 1945, a son of the late Eddie and Pearl Horne Thompson. He was a graduate of Jonesville High School and a retired self-employed construction worker. Mr. Thompson was a member of Fairforest Baptist Church.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Scott Thompson and wife Allison and Terry Thompson, all of Union; a granddaughter reared in the home, Kayla Thompson; three sisters Louise Grady and Shirley Lancaster, both of Union, and Dot Robinson of Jonesville; four brothers, Harold Loyd Thompson, Eddie Thompson, Jr. and Ralph Thompson, all of Union, and Fred Thompson of Aiken; other grandchildren: Jesse Thompson, Jordan Thompson and wife Brooke, Sarah Thompson, Rebekah Thompson, Charlie Thompson, Joshua Thompson, Selena Thompson, Joseph Thompson, Abigail Thompson and Adaily Wilkins; one great-granddaughter: Emma Thompson.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 at Fairforest Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Allen Gregory. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Jesse Thompson, Jordan Thompson, Kevin Vinson, Mike Lancaster, James Lancaster, Lynn Thompson and Ralph Thompson.
Visitation will be held from 1:30-2:45 p.m. Friday prior to the service in the church.
The family is at the home, 1414 Pineland Rd., Union.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.