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James Robert Thompson

Obituary James Robert Thompson 87, of Tompkinsville passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017 at his residence in Tompkinsville.He was born March 10, 1930 in Monroe County to the late William Thompson and Bedie Ford Thompson. He was retired from Corharts Refractories. He attended Mill Creek Baptist Church. He is survived by three daughters: Sue Floyd and husband Kurt of Louisville, KY, Lana Armes and husband Bill of Fairdale, KY, Kim Mumford and husband Jerry of Pioneer Village, KY; four sisters, Ruby Jones, Ersie LeMaster, Adalene Walden, all of Louisville, KY, Wanda Ford of Taylorsville, IN, 7 grandchildren, Tabitha Vize, Chris Floyd, Tommy Floyd, Teylor Thompson, Trevor Armes, Drew Mumford, Brittany Mumford, and 9 great grandchildren also survive. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers: Raymon Thompson, Truman Thompson, Frank Thompson; one sister, Ruth OllerVisitation will be Sunday, June 4 at 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM and Monday, June 5 after 7:30 AM until time of service at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, KY. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 5 at 11:00 AM at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in the Jane Yokley Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Jane Yokley Cemetery. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of James Robert Thompson please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Jane Yokley Cemetery Jane Yokley Cemetery Tompkinsville, KY, 42167 Visitation JUN 4. 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Visitation JUN 5. 7:30 AM (CDT) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Service JUN 5. 11:00 AM (CDT) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James Robert Thompson, please visit our floral store.

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I worked for years with Big Boy. We had some good times together outside of work too. He hauled away my old concrete back porch for me. I will never forget his pipe, cigars and chewing tobacco.Gerald Cundiff, (Speedy)

Gerald Cunfiffd, (Speedy) Aug 13 2020 12:00 AM

He was the greatest man I ever loved. He was. MY best friend and I will never get over this loss. A big hole is in my life. Pray for me as I sleep with his flannel jacket Every nite. I love you daddy. Rest Easy and walk with no pain no more. I miss you so bad daddy!

lana thompson armes his daughter Jun 16 2017 12:00 AM