|Birth: ||Oct. 29, 1941|
|Death: ||Oct. 20|
Bobby Lee Thompson, 68, of Asheville, died on October 20, 2010.
He was the son of the late Otis and Moena Thompson. He retired in 2005 from Taylor and Murphy Construction Co. and was a member of Piney Mountain United Methodist Church where he was an active member of the United Methodist Men and a Trustee. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Rometta Sams Thompson, a son, Jeffrey and wife Tracy of Suffolk, Virginia, and two granddaughters, Morgan and Makenzie, who were the light of his life. He is also survived by a brother, Jerry and wife, Ann, of Charlotte, NC, and a nephew and two nieces.
Mr. Thompson is survived by the brotherhood of fire fighters of the West Buncombe Fire Department where he has been an active member for 36 years. At the time of his death, he was serving as assistant chief and safety officer.
A service celebrating Mr. Thompson's life will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. at Piney Mountain United Methodist Church. The Rev. Ron Hartman, Firefighter Angelo Laffitte, Deputy Chief Randy Ratcliff, and Assistant Chief Bill Myers will be officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Piney Mountain Methodist Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Helen
Record added: Oct 21, 2010
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Added: Oct. 21, 2010