Jimmy Tyrone Thompson

Published 4:38 pm Monday, May 18, 2015

Jimmy Tyrone Thompson died on Thursday, May 14, 2015, following an extended illness. He was seriously ill for a brief period.

He was born Sept. 1, 1968 in Davie County. He is the son of Jimmy Lee Thompson and Rosetta (Thompson) Gaither. He attended Davie County Schools and earned a GED. He loved to fish and spend time with his family and friends. He was employed as an automotive mechanic.

Relatives who preceded him in death include his paternal grandfather, Son Thompson, and his maternal grandparents, John and Augusta Gaither.

Survivors: a son, Justin Thompson of Greenville; a daughter, Brittany Thompson of Salisbury; a brother, Barron Thompson of Mocksville; a sister, Lisa Thompson of Mocksville; 3 grandchildren, Elijah, Taliah, and Deshaye; 2 nephews, Travis Thompson and Darius Torrence; the mother of his children, April Thomspon of Salisbury; other relatives and friends.

His funeral service was held Tuesday, May 19 at 1 p.m. at Rock Hill Church of Christ in Cleveland, N.C. Brother Nelson Brockenborough officiated and burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends at the church one hour before the service.

Condolences: www.GrahamFuneralHome.net.