THOMPSON, Ross Hopkins Age 85 of Nashville. Went to be with the Lord Friday, April 20, 2012. He was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. He was a 1950 graduate of Vanderbilt University and a member of the SAE fraternity. He served in the U.S. Army in Occupied Japan. He was preceded in death by parents, Roy V. Thompson and Sarah Hopkins Thompson, Nashville; sister, Margaret Thompson Murdock and brother-in-law, John B. Murdock, New Orleans, LA. Survived by his wife of 58 years, Harriett Nesbitt Thompson; sons, Steven Ross Thompson, Maryland, David Walter Thompson (Gail), Nashville; daughter, Sarah Preston (Richard), Houston, TX; 4 grandchildren, Rebecca and Daniel Thompson, Maryland, Liza and Tori Thompson, Columbia, TN; 5 nieces and nephews. A special thank you to the staff of Odyssey Hospice for the loving care given. Visitation with the family will be from 1 - 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 24th at the Mount Olivet Funeral Home, 1101 Lebanon Road. A graveside service and Interment will follow at 2 p.m. at Mount Olivet Cemetery with Rev. James Bachmann and Rev. Jack Foster officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Covenant Presbyterian Church, 33 Burton Hills Blvd. Nashville, TN. 37215 or to Odyssey Hospice, 1400 Donelson Pike, suite B-5 Nashville, TN 37217. MT. OLIVET FUNERAL HOME, (615) 255-4193.
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Published in The Tennessean on April 22, 2012