Mark Allen Thompson passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 25, 2021 after a brief illness. He was born in Fayette County on September 27, 1951 to Jeanie Walton Thompson and the late Reverend John T. Thompson. He attended the University of Kentucky and worked as a teacher and coach in Jessamine and Mason Counties as well as Burgin Independent School. He also worked as a design engineer for Polydrain in North Carolina for several years. Most recently he worked as a self-employed designer, remodeler, and contractor as an accomplished carpenter. He was an avid golfer and fisherman and enjoyed a multitude of sports with his most favorite being watching his grandchildren participate in school and extramural sports.
He is survived by his daughter Jaisa Thompson Miracle, husband Malcolm, and his son Erinn Thompson, wife Kristy, as well as his grandchildren Malin Miracle, Emma Miracle, Andrew Thompson, Ben Thompson, Camron Thompson and Nicholas Thompson. Also surviving are his brothers John A. Thompson, wife Gail, Dale Parker Thompson, wife Patty, Scott Thompson, wife Marla, and sister Kimberly Dawn Floyd, husband Michael, and Mark’s devoted companion Rose Wessling Stewart. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by his brother Stephen R. Thompson and the mother of his children Katherine ”Kitty” Johns Thompson. His Remembrance Service will be held on Thursday, July 29, at 1:00 PM in the church he grew up attending—Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 1108 Keene South Elkhorn Rd. Nicholasville Ky. He will be laid to rest in Bluegrass Memorial Gardens. Honoring him as pallbearers will be his grandchildren, Malin, Emma, Andrew, Ben, Camron, and Nicholas. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Carr, and Mark's brothers and sister, John, Dale, Scott, and Dawn. His family will greet friends beginning at 4:00 PM and ending at 8:00 PM on Wednesday at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home. “His life was a blessing, his memory a treasure; he was loved beyond words and will be missed beyond measure”. Hager and Cundiff Funeral Home values nothing more than the trust given to us to care for Mark's arrangements.
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