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Thompson, Tommy

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April 22, 1972 - September 20, 2019

Thompson, Tommy

Dearest family and friends,

It is with tremendous sadness to inform you of the passing of our beloved husband, family and friend, Tommy Thompson. Tommy passed away Friday, September 20, 2019 in Rowlett, Texas. He was 47 years old.

Tommy was well known, well loved and brought a smile to the face of everyone he met. Throughout his life, Tommy worked for the Dallas County Community College District, however, his main career was being a full-time minister of his God, Jehovah. He enjoyed talking to everyone about Jehovah and the Bible’s promises of a future paradise earth by means of God’s Kingdom. Tommy and his wife Tasha also had the opportunity to leave Dallas for a while to serve as full-time ministers of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Washington, DC.

We are deeply saddened by his passing. We will greatly miss and cherish the memory of our dear Tommy.

Tommy is survived by his loving wife Tasha; his mother Bessie Grandberry and her husband John; his father Clarence Thompson and his wife Annette; his brothers, Julius Thompson and his wife Porsia, Nehemiah Thompson and his wife Phoebe, John Hampton and his wife Khemetha and their children and Clarence “Peabo” Thompson, Jr. along with his sister Terri Starks and her children.  He also leaves many beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a large loving spiritual family who were all very dear to him.

The Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2514 N. Jupiter Rd, Garland, TX 75044.

A Signature Service under the direction of:

Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
10116 E. Northwest Highway
Dallas, Texas 75238

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Volker and ples Etta Schnitzer

October 01, 2019 2:21AM

Our deepest condolences to the Thomas family. We will always remember this beautiful young brother running around working so hard for Jehovah and very energetic. Death is certainly an enemy. Until the resurrection sweet brother.

Jonathan Westbrook

September 28, 2019 10:18AM

Sending my love and appreciation to the friends and family. My mother always kept me around great Men in the community. Many blessings

Brandi Newsome

September 28, 2019 10:11AM

I had the privilege of having Tommy as one of my instructors during my first pioneer school. His love for Jehovah was evident in everything he did and his humor could light up any room. We can’t wait to laugh with him again. Tasha, be assured that Jehovah will be a God of Comfort for you until all mourning has ceased. I love you!

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September 27, 2019 10:29PM

We are so very sorry for your loss., but also so privileged to have know you both and loved you so much. Tommy always made us and especially our children laugh, help us in times of need , and was one of the sweetest souls Jehovah created. He will be missed, and we pour out our love and prayers for you . It will truly be a joy to see him again without pain or sorrow. May he sleep well in the memory of Jehovah and as we cry now, hopefully we will soon be jumping and gleaming with joy when we see him and our loved ones one and all rise up and joyously join us once again. May you feel all the love Jehovah gives freely through your brothers and sister who are here for you and will hold you up even if your spirit is low.. All our love and sympathy .

Colleen Tonolini Keffer

September 27, 2019 10:03PM

You probably don’t remember me but I remember you and your husband, your husband gave a talk at our Congregation and I sat in front of you all one year at the Convention. I do remember him giving talks. He was such a wonderful speaker and really made an impact on all he met! He was bubbly and you could really see and feel his love for Jehovah. He is now in the safest place, Jehovah’s memory! He is there, he has fought the fine fight! Death is truly an enemy and we can’t wait until Jehovah brings him back! In the meantime remember to stay close to Jehovah, the friends and remember to grieve, it’s ok and since death is not natural and we hurt for our loved ones it’s ok! What you don’t affirm makes you infirm! My condolences to you and your family!

Donald Keller

September 27, 2019 9:29PM

So sorry to hear about your loss. 1 Cor 15:26
We will see him again under perfect conditions. I didn't know him but he's my brother.
We are sorry.

Alex and Carlina Tesche

September 27, 2019 3:04PM

We are heart broken. May Jehovah give you the strength to carry on until the resurrection. We will all look forward to seeing his smile once again. Loving Hugs from us both.

Deborah Sherrod

September 27, 2019 1:31PM

I’m so sad to hear about Tommy he was the most loving person that I knew I really loved his sense of humor and he was such a spiritual encouraging person also. My son Joshua and I will really miss him.
Much Love to the family❤️
Deborah & Josh Sherrod

Yolanda Ruth

September 27, 2019 12:13PM

My deepest condolences

Nathan A. Clark

September 27, 2019 6:41AM

You were a true friend seeing you in the new system. Tommy Thompson 😘❤️


September 27, 2019 1:28AM

I’m so sorry for your loss. Such a young man! I didn’t know him, I live in California, but read his Obituary on Instagram. He has a handsome smile, his face gives away his zest for life and happiness. I look forward to meeting him one day soon. May Jehovah heal your broken heart.
Linda Polster
Portervillle Mt View California Congregation

Janna walker

September 26, 2019 10:33PM

I hope to see him back in the new world again with u both.

Diana Brown Jones

September 26, 2019 5:17PM

Tosha, I am so saddened by this news. You and Tommy were always so special to my Mom (Sis Brown) . She thought so highly yof you both, as do I. i will always remember the kindness he showed toward us. He was such a loving brother, he will be missed.

Julie A Garcia

September 26, 2019 4:04PM

Dearest Tasha, my heart is breaking for you. I still remember you talking about this amazing brother that you were interested in way back when during pioneer school.
When i received this news the first thing i wanted to do was tell David. We both thought you two were the greatest.
It will be wonderful welcoming them both back. "Just around the corner "

Lori Edmundson

September 26, 2019 4:01PM

Sympathies and love to Tasha and all of Tommy's family and friends at this difficult time. May Jehovah's promises give you peace and comfort knowing that the time we will be reunited together with Tommy is just around the corner!

Zandy & Charlotte McGruder

September 26, 2019 2:18PM

To the Thomson Family please accept our Sincere Condolences for your loss. May the God of all comfort Jehovah be with your family doing this difficult time.

George, Audrey & Kyla Bingham

September 26, 2019 11:47AM

Dear Thompson Family…Especially Tasha,

We were so sorry to hear of Tommy’s sudden and untimely death. Our deepest and sincerest condolences go out to you. The meetings will definitely never be the same without his trademark smile, wit and humor. But at the same time, his deep love of Jehovah, the friends and study were always at the forefront. We eagerly await the time that Jehovah calls and we are reunited with him and so many others.

The Binghams

JD and Samone Elston

September 26, 2019 10:15AM

To the Thompson family, We just want to say that we love you and we will truly miss Tommy. His warmth, humor, and most importantly love for Jehovah will always be remembered. We look forward to laughing with him again in the New World. May Jehovah give you the comfort and love needed to endure this difficult time.

Symon Cordova

September 26, 2019 10:03AM

I remember him as a zealous and kind brother, he is safe in Jehovah’s memory.

Kat Martinez

September 26, 2019 9:42AM

It's so hard to deal with the loss of one so loved. Our Grand Creator has graciously eased that heartache with the wonderful hope of the resurrection. Look forward to seeing those we hold again.

Jill Nissen

September 26, 2019 9:28AM

Tommy was an amazing man and brother. Greatly missed and always remembered.

Crissy Richter & Madeline Fairweather

September 26, 2019 7:51AM

Our heart is broken for your lose. We love you so much and you are in our prayers.

Daniel & Brandi Minks

September 26, 2019 2:19AM

Tasha you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Felicia Jeffries

September 25, 2019 8:39PM


I’m so sorry for your loss. I remember you two from Audubon Park. Those were the days riding in Brother Newton’s van. Well sis, time has indeed sped up, and paradise is near. I know it hurts, but depend on Jehovah!

Cathy Moser

September 25, 2019 8:18PM

He was always able. To make others comfortable. I will miss his deep spiritual insight and his humor. My deepest sympathy to all of his family.

Lucy Acevedo

September 25, 2019 7:52PM

My sweet Tasha. I can’t tell you how very sorry I am about the loss of your beloved. Much love and many prayers. Love, Aunt Lucy

Alex Midence

September 25, 2019 7:01PM

It is with great surprise and deep sadness that I received this news. I remember Tommy fondly and very well indeed. I had the privilege of attending the same congregation with him for a few years when my son was very small. I will never forget his talks, his bubbly personality and his sense of humor. This earth is a poorer place without him. My very deepest condolences to his wife and his family for their loss. He was really one of the good ones! 😢

September 25, 2019 6:59PM

It is with great surprise and deep sadness that I received this news. I remember Tommy fondly and very well indeed. I had the privilege of attending the same congregation with him for a few years when my son was very small. I will never forget his talks, his bubbly personality and his sense of humor. This earth is a poorer place without him. My very deepest condolences to his wife and his family for their loss. He was really one of the good ones! 😢

Marie Ibanez

September 25, 2019 3:52PM

With great sadness to see such a loving wonderful friend pass away too soon. He will be missed very much and I look forward to seeing him again in perfect health.