September 08 1942 December 27 2019
Jackie “Jack”‘s Obituary Jackie “Jack” L Thompson Sr. died on Friday, December 27, 2019. He was 77 years old. He was born near Savanah, IA to Herbert ‘Lyle’ and Mary (Smallwood) Thompson. He served as an entertainer through the USO during the Vietnam war before playing guitar semi-professionally in Southern California for several years. He graduated as salutatorian from Hannibal Lagrange University in 1983 and in 1993 he married his wife, Rebecca ‘Jane’ Ketchum. He was ordained as a minister at Waldo Baptist Church is Metropolis, IL in September of 1979. He went on to pastor at several Churches including Richland Baptist Church near Memphis, MO and Liberty Union Baptist Church near Milan, MO. He also preached on an interim or fill-in basis at several other small churches around Northeast Missouri. He enjoyed collecting and restoring vintage model trains, as well as playing guitar, violin, and other instruments. He also enjoyed telling jokes and was known for his sense of humor. He spent a lot of his time studying the Bible and sought to know Jesus and make Him known to others. He enjoyed attending Grace Community Bible Church. He is survived by his wife Jane, son Jack and daughter-in-law Junia, one granddaughter, Isabelle, his sister, Marilyn, his mother-in-law, Mary Ketchum, two brothers-in-law, Clifford (Linda) Ketchum and Arron (Kim) Ketchum and a sister-in-law, Kelly Ketchum. He was preceded in death by his parents, his father-in-law, Leland Ketchum and a brother-in-law, Bill Ketchum. Visitation with the family will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, January 3, 2020 at Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held on at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home. He will be buried at the Maple Hills Cemetery in Kirksville. Memorials may be made to TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission) or to Grace Community Bible Church. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Jackie Jack Thompson September 08 1942 December 27 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Kirksville, state: Missouri