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Tracy & Shirlene Barker

Wanda, Susan, Billy, Whitney & Family, Our deepest condolences for your loss. Bubba as we knew him was one of my best friends. I'm sorry we lost contact through the years. But the memories we shared will last forever.

Mary Marquez

John and Wanda have been very close friends for years. Through the ups and downs we always loved each other. John was the sweetest and caring person and I know what a caring and loving father and husband he was thru the rough times and the great times. I will miss him and pray for Wanda and family to get thru this horrible time. Love and prayers to all the Thompson family.

David Thompson

Had a lot of good times with you cuz..your going to be missed.but will see you one day again in heaven.

Gloria Mannon

John, I didn't get to know you long; however the time spent with you was always so much fun. I loved you, and your family, through you sister Susan and I will miss you. RIP John until I see you again.

Ann Hays

Sorry to hear of John’s passing. Everyone he met was his friend. He will be greatly missed.

Mike Eng

Susan, Billy, Whitney, My condolences on your loss, growing up with "Bubba" was very memorable and always entertaining. He was definitely a caring individual

Michael Thompson

I am so sorry to hear about the passing of John. Praying for peace & comfort for your family during this very difficult time .

Wanda Thompson Filidei

Prayers are with the family. Very sad that he left us so soon.

Ron Thompson (cousin)

Susan, Billy, Whitney. I am sad for your lose John. I am glad I was able to see him at uncle Roy's funeral. May GOD BLESS EACH OF YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES. LOVE RON & DELORES

Susan Thompson Eng

You were an awesome brother and I miss you terribly. I’ll see you in Heaven one of these days!

John Walter Thompson, Jr.


John Walter Thompson Jr., 65 years old of Yulee passed away on January 30, 2023 at his residence.

John was born on March 27, 1957, in Jacksonville to the late John W. Thompson and Isla E. Morris. John spent his early years growing up in Jacksonville living in the Pickettville area before moving to Yulee 1989.

John spent 21 years as a millwright mechanic at Smurfit Stone Container (Westrock) before retiring.

Many would say that John was a simple, caring and entertaining man. There wasn’t anyone he didn’t meet that didn’t fall in love with him. He loved telling old stories of family and friends that would have you laughing so hard you cry. He was huge NASCAR fan until this day. He loved spending his traditional Daytona trips with his family.

In addition to his parents John was preceded in death by his sister, Debra Simmons.

John leaves behind his high school sweetheart of 47 years Wanda Thompson of Yulee; his children, Heather (Chuck) Sapp and Johnny Thompson; grandchildren, Kevin (Chelsey) Sapp, Jonathan (Shelby) Sapp, Brianna Sapp, Abbigail Sapp, Kyleigh Thompson; great grandchildren, Braelynn Sapp, Leland Sapp and Stetson Sapp all of Yulee, FL. John also leaves behind his siblings, Susan Thompson Eng, Billy (Stacey) Thompson, Whitney (Cynthia) Thompson, Charles (Carolyn) McGuckin, many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be celebrated at a later date.


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