James “Gilbert” Thompson of Campbellsville, son of the late Jimmie Alva Thompson and Bessie Thompson, was born July 20, 1936 in Marion County, Kentucky. He died at 10:50 A.M., Thursday, August 20, 2020 in Glasgow. Age: 84
Gilbert professed faith in Christ, was of the Baptist faith and had formerly served as a deacon and song leader.
He united in marriage to Rosie Lackey December 18, 1954 and she preceded him in death August 27, 2007.
He was a lifelong entrepreneur and a career salesman. Gilbert enjoyed being around people and his faith, family and community were very important to him.
Gilbert is survived by three sons and two daughters: Dennis Thompson of Louisville, Victoria Pearl and husband, Clifford of St. Lucie West, Florida, Greg Thompson and wife, Susan of Winchester, Jerome Thompson and wife, Tammie of Franklin and Annette Thompson and husband, Doug of Campbellsville; thirteen grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; one brother and four sisters: Terry Thompson and wife, Betty, Jean Burkhead and husband, Jodie, Becky Spratt, Patricia Gray and Donnie and Hilda Bell and special friend, Mike Maupin of Campbellsville; two sisters-in-law: Pam Thompson and Sue O’Banion and husband, Eddie of Campbellsville; special-special friend, Naomi Cox and friend; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Gilbert was also preceded in death by Nettie Hedgespeth Thompson and a brother, Phillip Thompson.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 7:00 P.M., Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 7:00 P.M., Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Minister Fella Wilson
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
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