Wayne H. Thompson

Published 8:02 pm Thursday, November 3, 2011

Wayne H. Thompson, 74, of Rutherfordton, N.C. (formerly of Mill Spring) died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 in Hospice House of Rutherford County.
Born in Tryon, he was the son of the late Lee O. and Addielee Thompson. He was the widow of  Nannie Jo Thompson, who died in 1991.
Mr. Thompson was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, having served in the U.S. Navy. He was a past employee with Landrum Mills, Landrum, and later was in the wholesale car business with Hickory Used Cars, Rutherford, N.C.
Surviving are two brothers, James R. Thompson (Imogene) of Annapolis, Md., and Phillip Thompson (Judy) of Columbus. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.
Burial will be in Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbus.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.
Memorials may be made to Hospice House of Rutherford County, P. O. Box 336, Forest City, N.C. 28043.
An online guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.
McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

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