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Frances Panaro

Clara,so sorry for your loss. Donald was a great person. I can see him an Joel working on the truck. Love to you. And your family

Tami and Robert

Becky Duke

Thinking about all of you and what love you give to each other and the world. Know I am thinking of you.

David Althouse

Donnie, David, Ms. Clara...please accept condolences on behalf of myself and mom. We know all too well, what y'all are going through...we just went through it with Dad, two months ago. Love, Peace, and God's grace to you all.

Mary and Robert Underwood

We love you all and are praying for comfort for you at this time. Uncle Don was very special and we will carry those special memories and much laughter that we shared because of him!

Lorraine Byrd King

Clara, my heart feels for you and your family and your great loss. You really are "the love of his life". May the days ahead be kind to you all.

Ted Green

Condolences from the 16th Street Green family.

Scott Gammon

Love and Prayers to Mrs, Clara and all the family...We love you All! - Scott and Katrina Gammon and Family

Jenean Lannon

My sincerest condolences for your loss. I know how difficult this is for you all. The memorial should also be a celebration of his long life and the legacy he left for his family, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Peyton Donald "Don" Thompson


Peyton Donald "Don" Thompson, 82 of Fernandina Beach passed away Thursday morning April 18 at Community Hospice in Fernandina Beach.
Born on December 23, 1941 in K'Ville, Georgia to the late Lilly V. Googe and John M. Thompson. He grew up in Jesup, Georgia and later moved to Fernandina where he met the love of his life, Clara Gaskin. They were married in December of 1967.
Early on he worked as a delivery driver for the Fernandina Coca-Cola Bottling Company. He went on to drive 18 wheelers for Burgess and Cook and in 1975 began driving for Terminal Paper Bag Company of Yulee, Florida. He retired in 1999.
Don was a loving father and husband who enjoyed his free time teaching his sons about working on cars and trucks. He loved to travel and through many vacations was able to show his family a large portion of the country.
He leaves behind his wife of 56 years, Clara G. Thompson. Three sons, Donnie Thompson (Karen), David Thompson (Shari), Jody Thompson (Jennifer) and daughter, Susan Buchanan. Seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Sister, Lois Thornton and countless nephews and nieces.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm, Saturday, April 27 at Celebration Assembly of God, 850472 Highway 17, Yulee, Florida.


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