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1960 Joe 2023

Joe Hunter Thompson

July 23, 1960 — January 10, 2023

Bristol, VA

Bristol, VA – Joe Hunter Thompson, age 62, passed on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at his home.  Joe was a graduate of John S. Battle High School and an employee of the Abingdon Kroger for over 40 years.  He was a car enthusiast who owned many sports cars including his 2015, Corvette.  Joe enjoyed darts, bowling, and the beach.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Joe R. and Peggy Franklin Thompson, and father-in-law, William Lee Coalson.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Cindy Thompson; daughter, Ashley Renee Thompson of New York; sister, Theresa Thompson of Missouri; grandson, Andrew Moxham of Virginia; mother-in-law, Eleanor Coalson; aunt, Ada Tidman of Texas; brother-in-law, Stephen Coalson; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial gathering will be held 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday, March 12, 2023, at the Forest Hills location of Farris Funeral Service, 19415 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,, or to the C.C. Porter Animal Shelter, 27252 Porter Lane, Abingdon, VA 24211, in Mr. Thompson’s name.

 Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guest register.

The family of Joe Hunter Thompson is being cared for by the Main Street location of Farris Funeral Service, 19415 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joe Hunter Thompson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Memorial Gathering

Sunday, March 12, 2023

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farris Cremation & Funeral Center – Forest Hills Chapel

19415 Lee HWY, Abingdon, VA 24210

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