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HENDERSONVILLE-- Russell McDonald Thompson, 83, of Hendersonville died Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Sunnybrook Assisted Living.
He was born September 20, 1930 in Saluda, NC to the late Hubbard and Minnie Middleton Thompson. Russell worked at GE for 30 plus years in the Development Shop. He was a member of Moores Grove United Methodist Church and a graduate of Polk County High School. Russell also had served his country in the Navy.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Raymond Thompson.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years Marie Holden Thompson; daughters Cathy (Jr.) Justice and Pam (Scott) Williams; sisters Gertrude Thompson and Lois Wright; grandchildren Jill and Morgan Ayscue and Zackery Williams; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Monday, March 10, 2014 at Moores Grove United Methodist Church with Pastor Deb Patterson and Rev. Glenn Camp officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM till 11:00 AM at the church.
Memorials are suggested to Moores Grove United Methodist Church P.O. Box 2549 Hendersonville, NC 28793 or Four Seasons Hospice 571 South Allen Rd Flat Rock, NC 28731 in Russell's memory.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Mar. 9, 2014
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