Robert Edwin Thompson, of Morristown, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He was a member of Newport Church of Christ. He loved being outside in his garden and farming.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert Claude and Ruth Purkey Thompson; brother, William C. “Bill” Thompson.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia “Trish” Thompson; sons, Philip “Melissa” Thompson and Timothy “Melissa” Thompson; five grandchildren; Tara and Wesley Thompson, Caitlan and Kody Thompson, and Marissa Zalpa; 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Carolyn “David” Bugg; brother-in-law, Mike (Peggy) Bettis; along with several nieces, nephews and friends.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to the doctors and nursing staff of the 3rd floor Critical Care at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System.
Due to the restrictions with covid-19 there will be no funeral services. Friends can come by the funeral home on Monday, August 10, 2020 from 1 – 6 P.M. to sign the register book and show their presence.
Arrangements by Stetzer-Bales Funeral Home.
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