Scott Thomson, 62, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. He was born September 10, 1957 in Illinois to the late Bill and Wilma Stone Thomson. Scott worked as a Maintenance Supervisor at SRG Ripley. He moved to Dyersburg in 1988 to take the position as Facilities Supervisor at World Color Press, which he held for 24 years. Scott was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church and very active with the Knights of Columbus, where he served as treasurer. He enjoyed working in his yard on his John Deere tractor and loved his nickname as “Teresa’s Pool Boy”. Scott enjoyed his Harley Days on his motorcycle. He also was proud Poppy to Alexis and Steven. He loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Being described as the most generous, loving, giving man, he requested his organs and tissues be donated directly to recipients. Scott is going forward in this world to provide life and health to many more in need. As in life, in death, he continues to go forth and do good.
Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa Thomson; one daughter Heather Vestel (Alex) of Newbern; two grandchildren, Alexis Keeton, Steven Vestal; his sister, Carol Sue Mansfield (Ed) of Morrisonville, IL; and John Thomson (Jean) of Indianapolis, IN.
The family requests memorials be directed to Holy Angels Catholic Church, 535 Tucker Street, Dyersburg, TN 38024.
Cremation services are under the direction of Curry Funeral Home. We are privileged and honored to serve the Thomson family. You may share your condolences and your memories with the family at www.curryfuneral.com.