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Obituary: James M. (Jamie) Thompson, 42, Mt. Washington, KY

He was a member of a highly regarded Adair County family. He was a former Ford Motor Co. employee, and a student at Spaulding University who would have graduated this year. He was a member of the Mt. Washington Baptist Church

James M. "Jamie" Thompson age 42 years of Mt. Washington, KY, passed away Monday, May 31, 2010 at his home.

The funeral service will be Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 2pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Dr. Paul Chitwood and Dr. Ted Taylor the officiating clergy. Interment in the Orr Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 8pm, Wednesday, June 2, at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home, 111 N. Bardstown RD, Mt. Washington, KY, and after 9amCT on Thursday, June 3, 2010, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, Columbia, KY.

He was the son of Julia Pickett Thompson of Columbia, KY, and Rodney Thompson Sr. and his wife Deborah of Mt. Washington, KY.

Besides his parents he is survived by the following:
  • One son: Justin Thompson of Shepherdsville, KY

  • Two daughters: Linsey Thompson and Ally Thompson of Louisville, KY

  • One brother: Rodney Thompson II of Columbia, KY

  • Granddaughter: Albany Thompson

  • Two nieces and one nephew

  • One uncle: Billy Pickett of Columbia, KY

  • His grandmother: Mable Thompson of Columbia, KY

  • His former wife: Paula Thompson

  • A host of other relatives and friends
Jamie was employed by Ford Motor Company, Louisville Assembly Plant and a member of UAW 862 for 17 years before returning to college. He would have graduated later this year from Spaulding University. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Mt. Washington, an active member of AA and NA. Jamie spent many hours assisting others in their recovery process.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements

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