Celebrating the life of

George Thomas Thompson

July 14, 1939 - July 12, 2022

George Thomas Thompson

George Thompson, 82, passed away July 12, 2022. Born July 14, 1939 in Vidalia, GA and raised in Savannah, GA, he was the son of the late George Thomas Thompson and Jeanette Wall. George is survived by his loving wife of fifty-eight years, Peggy Thompson; sons, George Thompson, Jr. (Peyton), Mark Thompson, and Bradley Thompson (Sarah); and grandchildren, Thomas Thompson, Rogan Thompson, Grady Thompson, and Miller Thompson.

George was a graduate of Commercial High School and enjoyed sports such as football, baseball, and basketball. He was offered football scholarships by UGA, Presbyterian College, and others. George was an avid sportsman and enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. After retiring from Sears Roebuck Company in the 80’s, he opened Fish Hunters Sporting Goods store where he shared his passion for hunting and fishing with many locals. He then went on to retire from Jenkins Brick Company where he worked with his son Tommy for 16 years. He and his wife Peggy enjoyed going out to dinner, socializing with friends, and spending every moment they could with their grandchildren. He was well known throughout the area and was a dear friend to so many.

George was an active member of the Forest City Gun Club, The Commercial Cobra Club, and grew up attending Trinity Lutheran Church. He always had a positive outlook on life and embraced those around him

A memorial visitation will be held Friday, July 15 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel, Savannah, GA.

In lieu of flowers, for those who wish, donations may be made to: The Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090.



May God wrap his arms around you and your family and give you peace. We love you all and are so blessed to have known George. His memory will never fade -His legacy will continue through all the deeds he was part of. I know his kind soul is in paradise. Fly high my friend and sour. I love you

- Marie Taylor, Eden, GA

George was one of a kind - and such a good man - hardworking and adored his family ! I so enjoyed the years working with him! Thinking of each of you and praying for all the family .

- Donna Shepard, Rincon, GA

My deepest sympathy to George’s family. George and I grew up in Savannah Gardens and I have fond memories of playing ball with him in our early years. He valued his many, many friends. God bless the Thompson family during this difficult time. Jack Forehand

- Jack Forehand, Savannah, GA

boys, knew your dad well and thought the world of him. know you will miss him, am having some health issues myself but will do my utmost to get to visitation tomorrow. Mike Priester

- priester, jesup, ga

A candle has been lit!

George was a great person. We both went to Commercial High School May you rest in peace George.

- Mary Ann Sullivan, Statesboro, Georgia

A candle has been lit!

My sympathy to Peggy and family. George was so nice, a loving son to Aunt Jeanette and a wonderful stepson to Uncle Billy Wall. May God embrace his spirit in Heaven, and comfort you all through the hard days ahead. Love and prayers, Linda Wall

- Linda Wall, SAVANNAH, GA

George was a classmate and I worked with his Mom at Penney’s. They were kind and caring. Plus George was a very good quarterback and basketball player. I am praying for comfort and inner peace for all the family.

- June Hill Holt, Glennville, Ga

I was the youngest child of 4 Alexander boys from Lyons...George was loved liike our 5th. brother. Like George,we were all good athletes in every sport in high school.George and Billy Phillips are enjoying playing catch with a "OLD FOOTBALL"from COMMERCIAL HIGH right now! We love you brother!

- Jimmy Alexander, Vidalia, Georgia

Peggy and Family, I have just learned of George's passing. I am so very sorry. He was the finest person. A great football player, but a really thoughtful and generous man. I have known that since we were in grade school. I know how happy you made his life. He was so blessed by having a wonderful family. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Much love, Sandra Sikes Hadaway

- Sandra Hadaway, Savannah,, GA

Tommy, Mark, and Brad, I am so sorry for your loss. I know how much your father loved you and loved working with you. As did my father. I pray that you all have some peace.

- Katherine Bullis, Marietta, GA

Peggy and family, sorry to see that George has passed away, he was one of the good guys. Know that Carolyn and I are thinking of y’all at this time. God be with you.

- Bob White, Greensboro , Ga

Our thoughts are with the Thompson family, we only knew them for a short time, they were good neighbors and fond memories from the SOB club.

- Glenn anderson, Savannah, Georgia

Tommy, I'm so sorry to hear about "G". He was a lovely man and I know ya'll will miss him terribly. Prayers for you and your family. God Bless. Sandy

- Sandy Shea Davis, Savannah, GA

What a wonderful man. Stevie and I admired him so much. I will always remember how kind he was to me during our college years, especially when I lost my Daddy so young. May the Lord comfort you and your family.

- Morrison, Savannah, GA

Peggy and family, George was a very good friend .enjoyed my time with him at lavida.he gave me our first lawn mower,edger,and trimmer when he worked at sears.he was a great card player.god bless you and your family.

- Mike Cohen, Sav, Ga

Dear Peggy and family, Mike and I are so sorry to learn of George's passing. We know he is at peace now. May God hold you in the palm of his gentle hands during this most difficult time.

- Estvander, savannah, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel