Robert Edwin Thompson

August 7, 2020


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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Friends can sign the register book
August 10, 2020

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Stetzer-Bales Funeral Home
146 East Main Street
Morristown, TN 37814

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