Thomas “Tommy” R. Thompson, 74, of Appling, entered into rest Wednesday, January 29, 2020.

He was a son of the late Lamar Thompson and Odessa Raynor Thompson and was a native of Waycross, but moved to the Central Savannah River Area in 1982 with Bellsouth and worked with other telecommunication companies for over 40 years. He was a faithful and devoted member of Sharon Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday school teacher. He enjoyed playing golf and fishing.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Connie Thompson; daughters, Kim Raborn (Matt), Augusta, Kristi Munro (Tony), Evans and Kelly Tully (Rick), Conyers; son, Len Dozier, Gainesville; brother, David Thompson (Jeannie), Loganville; sister, Karen Dyar, Harlem; grandchildren, Ashleigh Brown (Toby), Heather Barcklow (Greg), Chase Dozier and Laura-Kate Tully and great-grandchildren, Faith Brown, Baylee Brown and Selah Hope Brown.

A celebration service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 1, from the Sharon Baptist Church Family Life Center, 6262 Cobbham Rd., Appling, with the Rev. Andy Collins officiating. Lunch for all family and friends will be held immediately following the service. 

Donations may be made to the Sharon Baptist Church Building Fund.

Beggs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Thomson is honored to serve the Thompson family.

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