Charles Ken “Foots” Thompson, Sr., 77, of Jasper, TN, died on Wednesday, February 6, surrounded by his family.
Ken was born in Chattanooga, TN, the son of the late Mildred Thompson Rounsaville and Thomas Jefferson Thompson; and was also preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas Jefferson “Sarge” Thompson and Jerome Eugene “Blackpot” Thompson.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Carolyn Brown Thompson, of Jasper; two children, Tami T. (Rex) Street, of Athens, GA and Charles Kenneth (Renee) Thompson, II, of Myrtle Beach, SC; four grandchildren, Rex Paul (Erin) Street II, Kathryn Bailey Street, Amanda Jo Street, all of Athens, GA and Richard Kenneth Thompson, of Myrtle Beach, SC; two great-grandchildren, Charles Beckett Street and Alyssa Grace Street; one brother, James Wesley “Chick” (Ann) Thompson; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at McKendree United Methodist Church, Jasper, on Saturday, February 9 at 2 p.m. Central time with service following at 3 p.m. Central time.
In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donations be made to McKendree United Methodist Church in Jasper.
Rogers Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.