Services for Jim Thompson, 77, of Copperas Cove, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church of Copperas Cove.

Mr. Thompson died May 14, 2017, in Temple. He was born Aug. 12, 1939, in Robstown to Dan and Hazel Thompson.

Jim practiced law in Coryell, Bell and Lampasas counties for over 40 years after being assistant district attorney in Nueces County for a number of years. He served in many capacities in Copperas Cove and Coryell County including city attorney.

He represented several generations of families during his time of practice. He genuinely enjoyed helping people in their time of need. Even though Jim was a great attorney, his real passion was his family. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, swimming and most anything outdoors.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Thompson; his children: son, Scott and Belinda Thompson of Robstown; daughter, Jill Thompson of Rockport; daughter, Jana and Bill Richardson of Gatesville; and son, Chad and Jessica Pechak of Lampasas; his two sisters, Sharon Berryman and Dina and Rich Sullivan; eight grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Jim Thompson Memorial Fund c/o United National Bank, 408 S. Main St., Copperas Cove, TX 76522

Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove is in charge of arrangements.

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