April 12, 1939 – September 19, 2020
Celebration of Life Service for Robert Neal Thompson 81, are set for 2:00 pm Monday at McPeters Funeral Directors with Bro. Joe Marsh officiating. Burial will follow in the City Cemetery.
Family will receive friends Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 and Monday 1:00 to service time at the funeral home.
Neal died September 19, 2020 at his residence. He was born April 12, 1939 in Alcorn Co. MS to the late Robert Earl and Elsie Thompson. He was a 1956 graduate of Alcorn Agriculture High School, received a BS in Mathematics from MS State University. He severed in the US Army, was a charter member of Calvary Baptist Church where he severed as a Deacon and Sunday school teacher. He was retired after 38 years from TN River Pulp and Paper Co. as head of purchasing. He was an avid MS State Bulldog fan, enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, epically his great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Ralph Thompson (Sarah)
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Martha Ann Jobe Thompson; son, Steve Thompson (Janet); daughter, Janet Clemons (Ben); brothers, Adrian Thompson; grandchildren, Wade Clemons, Kaley Thompson, Anna Grace Thompson; great grandchildren, Braylen Davis, Maddox Davis.
Pallbearers, Andy McDaniel, Chris Waldrep, Eric Parker, Donnie Morgan, Charles Killough and Dale Essary.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Jt. Jude Children Research Hospital or the American Diabetes Association.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.mcpetersfuneraldirectors.com for the Thompson family Arrangements are under the care of McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors
Receiving of Friends
Sunday, September 20, 2020
Celebration of Life
Monday, September 21, 2020