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Arthur Lee Thompson, 78, Green Co., KY (d. Feb. 15, 2014)

He was a customer service courier for Pathology and Cytology Laboratories. A member of Central Baptist Church in Lexington and an avid golfer, and UK Basketball fan. His wife, Sandy Vance Thompson, survives.
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Arthur Lee "Art" Thompson, 78, died Saturday February 15, 2014 at the Hospice Care Center in Lexington. He was born in Pike, County, Kentucky, son to the late James E. and Mary Ratliff Thompson.

Celebration of Life will be at Clark Legacy Center, 601 E. Brannon Road, Nicholasville, KY, at 6pmCT/7pmET Thursday, February 20, 2014. Visitation will be 3pm-6pmCT/4pm-7pmET, Thursday at Clark Legacy Center. The officiating minister will be Dr. Mark Johnson. Committal service will be at Aetna Grove Cemetery, Green County, KY, at 10:30amCT, Friday, February 21, 2014.
He was a customer service courier for Pathology and Cytology Laboratories. A member of Central Baptist Church in Lexington and an avid golfer, and UK Basketball fan.

He is survived by his devoted wife and best friend, Sandy Vance Thompson, and the following:
  • His daughter, Sharon Thompson, Lexington, KY

  • Three sisters: Alice (George) Kendrick, and Emma Lou Charles, all of Pikeville, KY; and Barbara (James) Coleman, Lexington, KY

  • His grandson: Travis Thompson, Lexington, KY

  • His beloved dog: Baylee

  • Special friends: Larry Miller, Tom Eades, Leslie and Lohmann Sidebottom, Lisa and Rod Lemue, Fred and Lynn Jolly, and many special co-workers at P&C
He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Thompson Jr. and Oscar Thompson; his two dogs, Bandee and Boomer; and his father in law and mother in law, Creswell and Gertrude Vance. The family has requested that donations be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass or the Jessamine County Animal Care. The can be made locally at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W Court Street, Greensburg, KY.

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