Obituary: James Rook Thompson

Friday, April 1, 2011

James "Jim" Rook Thompson, 52, of Lewisburg, formerly of Columbia, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center.

A native of Akron, Ohio, he was the son of the late Barbara Rook Thompson and Joseph Russell Thompson. He was a former employee for the City of Columbia.

Mr. Thompson was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jeffrey Joseph Thompson (2006).

Survivors include a sister-in-law, Joyce Thompson of Antioch, Tenn., and a nephew, Joseph Rook Thompson of Knoxville.

A memorial service for Mr. Thompson is scheduled at 4 p.m. Friday, April 1, at the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home.

Visitation will be on Friday from 2 p.m. until the service hour.

You may sign Mr. Thompson's online registry at