Andrew Lewis Thompson

Staff Written Obituaries

Andrew Lewis Thompson, 89, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019. He was born in Cochran on February 3, 1930, the son of Andrew Lewis Thompson, Sr. and Elizabeth Proctor Thompson. Mr.

Thompson earned the rank of Eagle Scout and was also a Master 4-H’er in livestock judging. Mr. Thompson graduated from Abraham Baldwin where he was a member of the varsity basketball team. He

later graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Animal Husbandry. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Thompson was a lifelong cattle farmer in Morgan County, and he managed the livestock barn in Athens.

Mr. Thompson is survived by his wife Dora, and his three children Kemper Coker and Joe, Bo Thompson and Tina and Nancy Kelso and Doug. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and six great-


Visitation was held on Monday, April 8, at 10 a.m. in the at A.E. Carter Funeral Home. Graveside service followed at 11:30 a.m. at the Westbrook Cemetery in Bostwick.

A.E. Carter Funeral Home had care of arrangements.

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