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John Robert Thompson

March 2, 1943 ~ February 2, 2022 (age 78)


Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. John R. Thompson, age 78, of Swainsboro, GA, Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at his residence.

Mr. Thompson was born March 2, 1943, in Dublin, GA, to the late Herbert Reginald and Anne Powell Thompson. In his youth, John was a Boy Scout, Eagle Scout and Boy Scout Leader. He earned a Doctorate in law and was a PHI BETA CAPPA. Mr. Thompson served four years in the Army and was a Captain in Judge Advocate General Army. He was owner and operator of The Law Offices of John R. Thompson in Swainsboro, GA.  John practiced law for 43 plus years. His interests and hobbies included classic cars, old trains and hunting. He was preceded in death by his parents.  

Survivors include:

His Wife of 52 years: Peggy Dixon Thompson, of Swainsboro, GA

Son: Richard John Thompson of Swainsboro, GA

Daughter: Rebecca Hope Thompson of Swainsboro, GA.

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