The McCreary County Record


May 21, 2014

John Arnold Thompson

John Arnold Thompson, age 81 of Huntsville, TN formerly of Pine Knot, Kentucky passed away on Saturday morning May 17, 2014 at the Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.

Born in Revelo, Kentucky on July 31, 1932 he was the son of the late Monroe and Ethel Ball Thompson.

John was a member of the Highway Baptist Church. He was a truck driver for over 25 years and a retired bus driver for the McCreary County Schools.

In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by two infant sisters.

John is survived by his wife of over 45 years Ann Ramsey Thompson; two daughters, Lisa Griffith and husband Joey of Somerset, Kentucky and Lora Sexton and husband Tim of Oneida, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Rylin, Ryan Elanndra and Adrien; one great-grandchild, Tylyn Silcox; one sister, Betty Thompson; two special girls he thought of as granddaughters, Lexi and Olivia. He also leaves other relatives and friends.

Friends may visit with the Thompson family on Monday, May 19, 2014 from 6 until time of funeral service at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Jones and Son Funeral Home with Bro. Doug Stanley officiating.

Graveside Service will be conducted on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Perkins Cemetery in Winfield, Tennessee with full military honors conducted by the American Legion Post #136 of Oneida.

Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ryan Sexton, Rylin Silcox, Adrien Sexton and Jesse Whitaker.

Jones & Son Funeral Home is serving the family of John Arnold Thompson.

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