OBITUARY: Robert Harrison ‘Bob’ Thompson Jr.


Robert Harrison ‘Bob’ Thompson Jr., age 74, of Mt. Juliet, TN, passed away at home on Monday, June 24, 2024.

Bob was born in Winchester, KY and was the son of the late Robert Harrison Thompson, Sr. and Marilla Reece Coy Thompson.

He graduated in 1972 from Florida Tech and worked as a Chief Estimator for several construction companies building mainly hospitals. Bob was a wonderful Christian man who came to know the Lord at the age of 32. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet. He led the boys Royal Ambassadors class, taught a men’s Sunday School class for many years, served as a Deacon and was very active in Promise Keepers.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his daughter, Becky Davidson; brother, Paul Thompson and grandparents, Clell E. Thompson and Allie Mae Williams Thompson, Vernon M Coy and Laura Lawson Coy.

He is survived by:
Wife of 52 years – Linda Thompson
Son – Robert Thompson, III
Son-in-law – Brad (Sarah) Davidson
Grandchildren – Grace, Tristan, Laurel, Samuel, Abby, Ben and Rachel Jo
Siblings – Barbara Thompson, Brenda Thompson, Betty (Dean) Beckman and Jim (Pam) Thompson
Sister-in-law – Addye Thompson
Numerous nieces and nephews

A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2024 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Bro. Billie Friel and David Fallin officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Terry Moore, Don Christian, Clint Smith, Joey Benson, Jim Thompson and Jeff Page. Honorary pallbearers will be all the men that loved Bob.

In Lieu of flowers, please make donations to FBCMJ Building Fund, 735 N Mt. Juliet Rd Mount Juliet, TN 37122; Victory Ministries of Middle TN, PO Box 353 Hartsville, TN 37074; or Gentiva Hospice 115 Winwood Drive #102 Lebanon, TN 37087.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to service time Saturday at Bond Memorial Chapel, 1098 Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663,


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