Samuel Alonzo Thompson, age 84,

of Knoxville passed away at his home on Monday, June 17, 2024. He was born in Sweetwater, TN on November 18, 1939, to the late Galon and Nannie Furguson Thompson. Samuel was a Veteran having served in the United States Army, he later retired from K-25 after 38 years as Chief of Security. Samuel was also the President and Vice- President of Local 109 United Plant Guard Workers of America from1975-1976. Samuel and Faye enjoyed University of Tennessee sports and camping together.  In addition to his parents, Samuel is preceded in death his sister, Claudette Anderson.

Samuel is survived by:
Loving wife of 35 years…………Faye Thompson
Son………….Myron Samuel Thompson
Daughter…..Stacey Hall
Sisters……..Nancy Ford and Linda Pickard
Several nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends.

Family and friends will meet at East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery on John Sevier Hwy on July 9th, 2024 at 2:00PM for Samuel’s graveside service.

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