Randy Harold Thompson, age 76, of Sycamore, passed away on Saturday, July 16th, 2022 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 18, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Waterloo Missionary Baptist Church with Dr. Jeff Pangle officiating. Interment will follow at Waterloo Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church before the service from 12:30 to 1:30.
Mr. Thompson’s grandsons will serve as the pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Kendrick and Ray Shealey.
Mr. Thompson was born on January 17, 1946 in Tift County to the late Jack E. Thompson and the late Grace Wright Thompson. He graduated from Irwin County High School in 1964.
He was a member of Waterloo Missionary Baptist Church, and he put God first in his life. His life was centered around his family and church, which made him a good neighbor and a friend to many. Mr. Thompson was a God fearing and fearless man who, as a crop duster, thought that he was not doing a good job if the peanut vines were not hanging on the wheels of his plane when he finished spraying. He always believed in putting forth all his effort into every endeavor. He loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren very much. He and his wife, Diane, would take them on annual vacations to Pigeon Forge. He was married to Diane Richardson Thompson for fifty-one years at the time of her death on September 16, 2016.
He is survived by his two daughters, Wendy Thompson of Atlanta and Cindy Thompson of Waterloo, his two sons and daughters-in-law, Vince and Christian Thompson of Waterloo and Brice and Emilie Thompson of Columbus; his twelve grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren; two sisters Sheran Thompson of Waterloo and Dianne and Jimmy Vance of Albany. and his wife’s brother Gerald Richardson and his wife Jane of Waterloo. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Waterloo Missionary Baptist, 124 Waterloo Church Lane, Chula, GA 31733 or Hospice of Tift Area, 618 North Tift Avenue, Tifton, GA 31794.
Albtritton Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.