John Thompson (1926 - 2016)

  • " My prayers go out to the family, He is home with our Lord"
    - Marion Henriquez
  • "I loved him dearly, he will be missed by many!! Becky"
    - Bexky Mann
  • "Vera our prayers are with you and your family . Will miss..."
    - Jeanie. and Doris
  • "My deepest condolences to the family. There are no words..."
    - Amelia
  • "Wes will be missed by many who loves him dearly, but think..."
    - Betty Avret

AUGUSTA, Ga. - John Wesley Thompson, age 89, passed away at his residence with his loving family surrounding him. He was born May 27, 1926 in Avera, GA., to the late John N. and Laura Faglier Thompson. He retired from the Independent Insurance Co. after 20 plus years of faithful service. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ann Jones Thompson; a grandson, John O. Thompson, Jr. and 3 brothers. He is survived by his wife, Vera Fulcher Thompson; 3 children, John O. (Kathy) Thompson, Sr. of Polk City, FL., Linda (Tom) Walls of Sanford, FL., and James (Linda) Thompson, Sr. of Apopka, FL., 2 step-daughters, Vicki (Art) Dickerson of Hephzibah and Belinda Jones of Hephzibah; 11 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild; 1 brother, Jimmy (Sara) Thompson of Bedford, VI. Family will receive friends Thursday 10 am to 11 am at THE POTEET FUNERAL HOME, 3465 Peach Orchard Rd., HWY 25, Augusta, 30906, with services to follow at 11 am at the funeral home with Pastor Larry Williams, officiating. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery. Please sign the online guestbook at

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Poteet Funeral Home - South Chapel
3465 Peach Orchard Road
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 798-8886
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Apr. 27, 2016
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