James ""Big Jim"" Earl Thompson
October 2, 1931 - July 22, 2019
Ferguson Funeral Home
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Rose Benner
Sharial Lewis & family
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Visitation will be held from 2-5 PM, Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Ferguson Funeral Home, 202 E. Main Street, Plain City, where a funeral service will begin at 5:30 PM Sunday with Pastor Phil Conrad officiating with full Military Honors conducted by the Union County Honor Guard.


In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 woundedwarriorptoject.org.

James Earl “Big Jim” Thompson, 87, of Plain City, passed away unexpectedly in his home on July 22, 2019. He was born October 2, 1931 in Lawrence County, Kentucky as the third of thirteen. Jim stayed with Ed and Opal Hennis to graduate with the Canaan High School Class of 1952 and returned to live…

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Shelley Bope left a message on November 14, 2019:
Love and miss you Dad!!
Rose Benner left a message on July 29, 2019:
So sorry to hear about your father. My condolences.
Carole Harvey left a message on July 28, 2019:
My heartfelt condolences and wishing for you the strength that comes by holding on to all good memories. I will cherish the times that I was able to talk with him about his service with 82nd Airborne when we figured out that he served with my dad! I always will appreciate him bringing me stories of my dad that I never knew. Sending you light and love.
Sharial Lewis & family left a message on July 28, 2019:
We are so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for y’all. “Big Jim” always put a smile on everyone’s face. He was an awesome person. I know he will be greatly missed.
James left a message on July 24, 2019:
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. So very sorry for your loss.
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Jay & Karen Straley left a message on July 24, 2019:
Prayers for family and friends
Anne Austermiller left a message on July 24, 2019:
So very sorry for your loss Prayers for peace for your family
Kennedy left a message on July 24, 2019:
You will forever be missed!! We all love you dearly! You would always tell us not to go in the back of the store alone because the alligators will get us! I will never forget that!!! I love you so much R.I.P❤️❤️
Barbara Anderson Mills left a message on July 23, 2019:
Dear Doris and family. So very sorry to hear of Jim's death. I have fond memories when we all spent time together. Thoughts and prayers to you all. Barbara Anderson Mills
Ferguson Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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