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James M. Thompson

January 22, 1947 ~ April 1, 2021 (age 74)

Obituary

   James M. "Jim" Thompson, 74, of Carmi passed away at 6:32 a.m., Thursday, April 1, 2021 at his residence.  He was born on January 22, 1947 in Fort Dodge, Iowa the son of James Matthew and Myra Mae (Haase) Thompson. Jim married Sharon L. Sparks on November 21, 1970.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.  Jim retired after over 30 years of service at Central Supply in Crossville. He was a devoted Catholic and member of St. Polycarp Catholic Church.

     Jim is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sharon; daughter and son-in-law, Mandy and Lance Magnotta of Carmi; two grandchildren, Linus and Isabel Magnotta; two sisters, Carol Thompson of Columbus, OH and Marcia (Dean) Olson of LaPorte City, IA; nieces and nephew, Kimberly West, Zach Olson, Alex Olson and Calla Olson; and a sister-in-law, Linda (Gary) Belt.

    A Funeral Mass for James M. "Jim" Thompson, 74, of Carmi will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, April 5, 2021 at St. Polycarp Catholic Church in Carmi.  Burial will be in St. Polycarp Catholic Cemetery in Carmi with full military honors by the Carmi American Legion and VFW.  A visitation will be held on Monday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the church.  Memorial contributions may be made in Jim's memory to one of his favorite food banks including, the Tri-State Food Bank, Evansville Rescue Mission, Our Savior Lutheran Church, Carmi Compassion Center or to the donor's favorite food bank and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi who is in charge of arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
April 5, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
St. Polycarp Catholic Church
209 4th st
Carmi, IL 62821

Funeral Service
Monday
April 5, 2021

1:00 PM
St. Polycarp Catholic Church
209 4th st
Carmi, IL 62821

Donations

Tri-State Food Bank
2504 Lynch Road, Evannsville IN 47711

Evansville Rescue Mission
709 E. Sycamore, Evansville IN 47713

Our Savior Lutheran Church - Food Pantry
1102 Jill St, Carmi IL 62821

Carmi Compassion Center
104 W. Robinson St., Carmi IL 62821

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