Neil Bryant Thompson, age 80, of Douglas, passed away on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Coffee Regional Medical Center. Mr. Thompson was born on September 28, 1939 in Mt. Vernon, Georgia, the son of the late Emmett Parker Thompson and the late Rachael Anderson Thompson.
Mr. Thompson was retired production supervisor in the mobile home industry, a veteran of the United States Army, member of Northside Baptist Church and attended Rocky Pond Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Emmett Thompson and a sister, Vera Thompson Sapp.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Jowers Thompson of Douglas, GA; three sons, Steven Bryant Thompson (Becky) of Ambrose, GA, David Ricketson (Debra) of Ambrose, GA and Steven Steptoe of Douglas, GA; daughter, Beth Wright (Kevin) of Ambrose, GA; sister, Jeanette Kirkland of Douglas, GA; five grandchildren, Jonathan Wright of Ambrose, GA, Jordan Wright of Ambrose, GA, Reagan Walsh of Douglas, GA, Bo Steptoe of Douglas, GA and Ashley Ricketson of Douglas, GA; five great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services by the family will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 4:00pm at Rocky Pond Baptist Church.
Memorialization is by cremation.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Hope Center of Coffee County.
Sims Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.