ROCK HILL -- Mr. James Arnold "Jimmy" Thomasson, 66, of 1140 Neely Store Road died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, N.C.
The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at Eastside Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jerry Devinney, Dr. Jim Neal and the Rev. Stanley Fuller officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery.
A native of Rock Hill, S.C., Mr. Thomasson was a son of the late Harrison Glen Thomasson and the late Vada Leigh Preslar Thomasson. He was a member of Eastside Baptist Church, the Moose Lodge, the Rock Hill Chess Club and an avid Bearcat fan. He retired from PPM with over 20 years of service. Mr. Thomasson was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Mr. Thomasson is survived by his wife, Nancy Thomasson; his son, James "Jamie" D. Thomasson of Rock Hill; his daughters, Teresa T. Eller and husband, Henry, of Catawba and Glenda T. Starkey and husband, Johnny, of Indian Land; his sisters, Martha Uehling of Chester and Elaine Baker of Rock Hill; six grandchildren, Amanda Eller Knight, Jake Eller, Morgan and Jonathan Starkey and Brianna and Jackson Thomasson; and one great-granddaughter, Neely Knight. He was preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Jordan.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today, Aug. 29, 2008, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Eastside Baptist Church, Building Fund, 318 N. Jones Ave., Rock Hill, SC 29730.
Condolences may be made at www.greenefuneralhome.net.