December 1, 1948 – May 11, 2019
David Thompson, age 70 of Hermitage, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 after a 5-year courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in Nashville, Tennessee, to the late Benjamin Thompson and Betty Rettew Thompson. He served our country in the United States Marine Corps. He retired from Bouchard & Sons as a fire protection inspector after 30+ years of service. David loved going fast and anything that went fast. He enjoyed cars, boats, and drag racing. He had an infectious personality and will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Donna Thompson; daughter, Charlsi Wallace; brothers, Pete Thompson and Mike (Shannon) Thompson; sister, Janet (Hugh) Charlton; beloved border collie, Lucy; and several extended family members and friends.
A Gathering to Celebrate David’s Life will be at Hermitage Funeral Home on Saturday, June 1, 2019 beginning at 2:00 pm with a rendering of Military Honors at 3:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2000 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37203.
- American Cancer Society
Celebration of Life Gathering
Hermitage Funeral Home
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May 22, 2019
I’m sorry to hear of David’s passing. He always went out of his way to say hello and with a smile and a laugh! What a jewel of a man and friend. It was my pleasure to have crossed paths with such a wonderful human being. He will be missed.
May 19, 2019
Sorry to hear of David's passing. My condolences to Donna and family.
David was light-hearted and loved to have fun with Donna and friends...and fun we had!
Judy Berlin Tidwell
May 13, 2019
Janet, Mike and Pete,
I am so sorry to hear about David! My prayers are with you during this sorrowful time, Please accept our deepest condolences to you and your family!
Judy and Philip Tidwell
May 13, 2019
I'll always treasure the times spent with David and Donna at the beach (Panama City and Orange Beach) and the races in Bristol. Those were some great times spent together. Breakfast was a real treat at the beach when David made his famous scrambled eggs! We will miss David and remember always the time spent together.