Walter L. Thompson

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Mr. Walter L. Thompson
NORTH AUGUSTA, SC - Mr. Walter "Walt" L. Thompson, 83, beloved husband of Linda "Lynn" S. Thompson, entered into rest on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at C.M. Tucker, Jr. Veterans Home in Columbia, SC.
His memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (605 Reynolds St., Augusta, GA) with Father George Muir officiating.
Walt was born in Mexia, AL and lived in North Augusta for 33 years. He attended Samford University. He served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean Conflict. He graduated from the Continental School of Insurance in New York City and later graduated from the Gemological Institute of America in California where he was an alumni member and practiced as a manufacturing jeweler. He established Walt Thompson, Inc., a Real Estate and Insurance Brokerage business, and Thompsons' Antiques. Walt and Lynn traveled throughout the United States combining their love with antique shows.
Walt is survived by his wife, Lynn; children: Scott and Ravyn Thompson of Orlando, FL, Meredith and Douglas Fent of Beaufort, SC, Cynthia and Rich Pulsifer of Charleston, SC, and Kathy Hartley of Charleston, SC; grandchildren: Evan and Josie Fent, and Katie Hartley; sisters, Linda (Hertis) Ward and Susan Loftin, both of Monroeville, AL. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter F. and Arvie Johnson Thompson, and a brother, Robert Earl Thompson of AL.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home this evening, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 from 5 until 7 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be made to the Living History Park, PO Box 7915, North Augusta, SC 29861 or to the Wounded Warriors Fund.

Please visit the online register at
Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Mar. 27, 2014
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