Cover photo for James Thompson's Obituary
James Thompson Profile Photo
1947 James 2021

James Thompson

January 22, 1947 — April 1, 2021

James M. "Jim" Thompson, 74, of Carmi passed away at 6:32 a.m., Thursday, April 1, 2021 at his residence.  He was born on January 22, 1947 in Fort Dodge, Iowa the son of James Matthew and Myra Mae (Haase) Thompson. Jim married Sharon L. Sparks on November 21, 1970.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.  Jim retired after over 30 years of service at Central Supply in Crossville. He was a devoted Catholic and member of St. Polycarp Catholic Church.

Jim is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sharon; daughter and son-in-law, Mandy and Lance Magnotta of Carmi; two grandchildren, Linus and Isabel Magnotta; two sisters, Carol Thompson of Columbus, OH and Marcia (Dean) Olson of LaPorte City, IA; nieces and nephew, Kimberly West, Zach Olson, Alex Olson and Calla Olson; and a sister-in-law, Linda (Gary) Belt.

A Funeral Mass for James M. "Jim" Thompson, 74, of Carmi will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, April 5, 2021 at St. Polycarp Catholic Church in Carmi.  Burial will be in St. Polycarp Catholic Cemetery in Carmi with full military honors by the Carmi American Legion and VFW.  A visitation will be held on Monday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the church.  Memorial contributions may be made in Jim's memory to one of his favorite food banks including, the Tri-State Food Bank, Evansville Rescue Mission, Our Savior Lutheran Church, Carmi Compassion Center or to the donor's favorite food bank and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi who is in charge of arrangements.

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

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, April 5, 2021

11:00am - 1:00pm (Central time)

St. Polycarp Catholic Church

209 4th St, Carmi, IL 62821

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Monday, April 5, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

St. Polycarp Catholic Church

209 4th St, Carmi, IL 62821

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 17

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree