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Roy Donald Thompson

December 31, 1938 — February 25, 2023

Roy Donald Thompson, 84, of Ferguson, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2023 at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.

He was born in the Jugornot Community on December 31, 1938, son of the late Steve and Desdia (Hair) Thompson. He retired from Hinkle Contracting, and worked with hauling cattle until his passing. He loved his grandchildren and was a true family man. He also loved UK basketball.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, June (Lowery) Thompson, whom he married on May 6, 1961; one son, Carlos (Connie) Thompson; two daughters, Wilma (Randy) Harrison, and Linda Land; one sister, Jo Ann Thompson; five grandchildren, Candice (Jason) Gibson, Corey (Kayla) Turner, Matthew (Katie) Thompson, Billie Snyder (Garrett Terry), and Madison Land (Chanler Brake); twelve great-grandchildren, Jared (Zoe) Gibson, Mariah Turner, Olivia Morrow, Carson Morrow, Jayden Wilson, Brantley Turner, Aleeah Morrow, Blakley Turner, Aubriella Gibson, Draven Gibson, Walker Lee Terry, and Haven Wilson; one great-great grandchild, Willow Kay; special friends, Bobby Overbay, Juil Noe, and a host of very close friends too many to name.

He is preceded in death by his parents and nine siblings, Bonnie Reed, Letha Lowery, Beulah Casada, Shirley Bray, Violet Haynes, Harmon Thompson, Orville Thompson, Curtis Wayne Thompson, and Viola Duff.

A funeral service for Roy Donald Thompson will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday March 5, 2023 in the chapel at Pulaski Funeral Home with Bro. Raymond Ridner officiating. Burial will follow in the Thompson Cemetery .

The family of Roy Donald Thompson will receive friends at the Pulaski Funeral Home on Saturday, March 4 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

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Saturday, March 4, 2023

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Sunday, March 5, 2023

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