John Ralph Thompson, 79, of Mt. Gilead, passed away Monday, February 3, 2020.

Services will be private.

Thompson was born in Montgomery County to the late Irvin Rankin Thompson and Ila Marie Thompson.

He is survived by sons, Jack Thompson and Steve Thompson, both of Mt. Gilead; daughter, Reba Ann Nanney of Mt. Gilead; two brothers; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by wife, Reba Harrington Thompson; son, Michael Joe Thompson; daughter, Teauna Nanney; one sister and one grandchild.