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Harry Thompson

April 23, 1922 — June 27, 2019

Harry R. Thompson, 97, of Pence Springs formerly of Meadow Creek went home to be with the Lord Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Bowers Hospice House following a long illness.
Born April 23, 1922 at Fireco he was a son of the late Charles A. and Sadie Pearl Gill Thompson.
Harry was a member of Sandstone Baptist Church. He was a former pastor of New Salem Baptist Church and was formerly a member of Meadow Creek Baptist Church. Harry retired at age 82 as a supervisor for Kanawha Stone. He was a US Army Veteran of WWII where he served in five major battles. Harry enjoyed reading his Bible, gardening and spending time with his family and friends. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Harry was preceded in death by his first wife of 66 years, Mary Deloris Thompson; second wife, Nancy Sherwood; five brothers and one sister. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Leota Cantley Thompson at home; two daughters, Barbara Kay Stone and husband Oliver of Meadow Bridge and Shelma Ward and husband Jack of Meadow Creek; six grandchildren, James Robert Stone, Lori Leigh Odum, Jodi Daine Miller and husband Steve, Christy Dawn Allen and husband Richard, Joni Nicole Fitzpatrick and husband Danny and Heath Ward and wife Amy; twenty great grandchildren, Andy Stone and wife Jennifer, Griffin Stone, Cordell Odum, Trisha Carter and husband Mark, Nate, Devin and Jordan Farley, Karlee Furrow, Hannah, Gracie and Heather Allen, Bobby, Kasey and Ty Fitzpatrick, Emilee and Jessie Ward, Emilie Stanley and Eric Shrader; five great great grandchildren, Baleigh Fitzpatrick, Belluh Yates, Thomas Carter, Taxton Cales and Sofia Stone and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Jack Ward officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery at Sandstone. Friends may call from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral parlors. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.
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