James Keith Thompson, 67, a resident of Paris, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020, at his home.
He was born March 22, 1953, in Paris to James Fred Thompson and Wandema (Van Horn) Vlachos. Keith was full of life. Anyone who knew Keith, knew he loved practical jokes, riding his motorcycle, playing pool with his friends and playing his guitar. He had the biggest heart. He loved his family and animals. He was a loving father and a good son, He will be dearly missed.
Keith is preceded in death by his father, James Fred Thompson and two brothers, Mark and Michael Thompson.
Survivors include his son, Derek Thompson of Pottsville; his mother, Wandema Vlachos of Paris; an aunt, Delores Kohler and husband, Bill of Paris; a niece Jessica Sims of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and four cousins, Brad Petz, Stanley Petz, Sherry Freeman and John Joe Walker, all of Paris.
Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Corley Cemetery near Paris. Burial will follow under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris.
Pallbearers will be Brendon Lawson, Paul Sims, Brad Petz, Stanley Petz, John Joe Walker and Jared Petz.