Johnny Lee Thompson, 73 of Douglasville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5. He was born Dec. 29, 1939 in Douglasville. He was retired from Chrysler Motors and from Big A Auto Parts. For the past few years he had worked at Chapel Hills Country Club Golf Course. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed fishing; was a member of First Baptist Church of Douglasville, where he served as an usher; and was a member of Sonrisers Sunday School Class.
Mr. Thompson is preceded in death by his mother, Maureen Thompson; and a brother, Jerry Thompson.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Jo Ann Thompson; daughter, Cindy Carr and her husband, Don; son, Scott Thompson and wife, Laura; grandchildren, Danny Carr and wife, Samantha, Benjamin Carr, Nicholas Thompson and Jonah Thompson; great-grandchildren, D.J. Carr and Andrew Carr; sister, Jane Talley and husband, Vic; brother, Stuart Thompson and wife, Anne Thompson; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Cliff Mullinax.
The family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church of Douglasville on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from noon until 2 p.m. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. with Dr. John Pennington officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Thompson’s memory to WellStar Community Hospice – Tranquility at Cobb, 4040 Hospital West Drive, Austell, GA 30106.
Express condolences or share a special memory online at www.whitleygarner.com.
Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246.