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OBIT: Mr. Tommy Thompson, Age 60, Of Michie, TN


Mr. Tommy Thompson

Longtime Chestnut Mound community resident Mr. Tommy Thompson, of Michie, died at the age of 60 at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth, Mississippi at 6:48 a.m. Tuesday morning, February 27, 2018, where he was admitted February 22nd suffering from pneumonia.

Graveside services were conducted Thursday afternoon, March 1st, at 1 p.m. with Raymond Castillo officiating. He was buried beside his mother in the Thompson family lot at the Chestnut Mound United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Born Tommy Wayne Thompson in Carthage on September 11, 1957, he was one of two sons and a daughter of the longtime Chestnut Mound merchant Lillard Earl “Butch” Thompson Jr., who died at the age of 58 on November 7, 1980, and Estelle Phillips Thompson, who died at the age of 90 on March 29, 2011.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter Sharli Joy Sandlin Thompson, who died at birth on April 19, 2017.

Mr. Thompson was baptized into Christ in Burkesville Kentucky on September 25, 2005.

His family were members of the Chestnut Mound United Methodist Church.

He was a 1975 graduate of Smith County High School.

Surviving are three children, J. T. (Todd) Thompson of Carthage, David Earl Thompson and wife, Rachel, of Gordonsville, Dustin Thompson of Chestnut Mound; five grandchildren, Jeremy, Brandon, David, and Emma Thompson, Dustin Thompson Jr.; sister, Janice Massey and husband, George, of Lebanon; brother, Phil Thompson and wife, Cathey, of Burkesville, Kentucky.

The family requests memorials to the Chestnut Mound United Methodist Church mowing fund.