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Obituary for James "Bo" Thompson

James Fred Borland “Bo” Thompson, 76 of Franklin, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020.

Born in Sandersville, GA, he was the son of the late Carl Alexander Thompson and Mary Will Johnson Thompson. Bo was a true southern gentleman and his faith and wife Eula were always his top priority. He was loved by all who truly knew him. He loved honest, hard work. He had a love for antiques and enjoyed working at Whistle Stop Antiques for many years during his retirement. He was a devoted member of Holly Springs Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Blue Ridge Masonic Lodge and the San Marano Masonic Lodge in Greensboro, GA.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Eula Beam Thompson of Franklin; Godson, Chris VanderWoude of Franklin, God-son, Scott VanderWoude Of Franklin and cousin, James Willard Thompson MD of Highlands.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 27th at Holly Springs Baptist Church. Rev. Donnie Seagle will officiate and Rev. Gene Hawkins, Bruce Merriman and Jim VanderWoude will share some additional words. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Holly Springs Baptist Church, 366 Holly Springs Church Road, Franklin, NC 28734.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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