Paul Thompson, age 48 of Tallahassee, FI, passed from this life surrounded by his family on September 6, 2021 at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
Paul was born on July 11, 1973 in Madison, FL, but his family moved to the Cottondale area shortly after his birth. He enjoyed playing baseball in Alford and Cottondale. He was a 1991 graduate of Cottondale High School. He attended New Salem Baptist Church as a child with his family and began attending First Baptist Church in Cottondale as a teenager and later joined Salem Free Will Baptist Church in Kynesville as a young adult. Presently, he was an active member at Immanuel Baptist Church in Tallahassee. Most importantly, Paul was a born again Christian!
Paul joined the United States Army after high school. He went to basic training in Fort McClellan, Alabama where he was medically discharged before completion. After returning home, he worked for Baxter’s Asphalt and Concrete in Marianna, FL. He also worked other various construction jobs with Anderson Columbia, Panhandle Grading and Paving and Crowder Construction. His present employer was Dixie Paving and Grading where he worked as an operator.
Paul loved to have fun and was a true jokester. He also loved to keep up with his friends and family both old and new! To know Paul was to love Paul! The sparkle of his eye was his Grandson, Colton!
Paul was preceded in death by his daughter, Ashley Daniele Thompson. His grandparents, Tommy and Callie Crews and JR and Mary Thompson.
Paul is survived by his wife of 19 years: Kimberly Thompson, daughter: Alexandria Thompson, grandsons: Colton and Benjamin, stepdaughters: Katie Godwin (Mike) and Emily Spell (Alex), parents: David and Barbara Thompson, brother: Scott Thompson and wife Ashley: sister Nancy Thompson: nephews: Britian and Grant Thompson, Dakota Lipford, Justin Butler, Niece: Bella Thompson, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Culley’s MeadowWood Funeral Home 1737 Riggins Road Tallahassee, FL 32308 at 2pm EST. The family will receive friends at 1pm EST prior to the service at the funeral home.