Thompson, Carvey Lester, Sr.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Carvey Lester Thompson, Sr., 96, of Flintstone, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, November 27, 2017. He had lived in the north Georgia area for most of his life and was a member of Lookout Baptist Church. He was an Air Force Veteran, having served during WWII, and retired from Rockwell International in 1982, after more than 35 years of service. He truly loved being around family and friends, but spending time at the ball fields with his grandchildren was his greatest joy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Orland Robert and Dovie Parish Thompson; wife, Genevieve Jolley Thompson; brother, R. B. Thompson; and two sisters, Patsy Bohannon and Inez Bradley.

Survivors include his children, Carvey “Toby” Thompson, Jr. of Tiftonia, Tn. and Cathy & (David) Forrester of Flintstone; sister, Peggy Games of Chickamauga; brother, Robert Thompson of High Point, Ga.; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephew and extended family and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 in the High Point Cemetery with Rev. Terry Burns officiating. The family will receive friends after 2 p.m. on Thursday and prior to leaving for the cemetery on Friday at the funeral home.

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Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe.

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