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Tommy D. Thompson

December 19, 1957 — January 26, 2023

Tommy D. Thompson

 

Tommy D. Thompson, age 65 of Bland, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2023, at the Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City.

 

Tommy was born December 19, 1957, in Washington, a son to the late Russell “Tom” Thompson and Vera (Jett) Thompson.  She survives at her home in Bland.

 

He was a lifelong area resident and a 1976 graduate of Bland High School.

 

Tommy had been a welder at ABB in Jefferson City for 46 years. 

 

He was a member of Bland Baptist Church. 

 

Tommy enjoyed barbecuing and entered many area contests over the years winning over 100 trophies.  His pulled pork and ribs were excellent. In his younger years, he played on several softball teams and always enjoyed hunting and spending time with his friends and family especially his grandchildren. 

Tommy was a good hearted man with a calm demeanor who liked to take life in stride.  He will be missed  greatly by his friends, family, and his dog, Ruby. 

 

In addition to his mother, Tommy is survived by: his spouse, Debbie Yeokum of Bland; five children, Jamie Struemph and her husband Jarret of Belle, Mitchell Thompson and his wife Keisha of Belle, T.C. Thompson and his wife June of Belle, Tommi Campbell and her husband Tyler of Belle, and Brandy McDonald of Columbia; 11 grandchildren, Brayden, Riley, Adalynn, Jaseton, Dru, Shane, Ellie, Vivienne, Lainey, Tatyn, and Amy; one brother, Rod Thompson and his wife Brenda of Bland; a nephew, Dane and his wife Brooke; a niece, Brooke and her husband Taylor; and his beloved dog, Ruby along with many family members and friends.

 

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kelley Thompson.

 

A Celebration of Life will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2023, at Sassmann’s Chapel in Bland.  

 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the YaYa’s.   

 

The family wishes to give special thanks to Dr. Victor Phillips and staff, Dr. Diane Light and staff,  Patty Bexten and Lenzie Woodling, Capital Region Home Health, for their excellent care of Tommy throughout his illness.

 

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, February 11, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Sassmann's Chapel - Bland

107 Ray St, Bland, MO 65014

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