Loftis Howard Thompson, “CUB”, 63, of Saluda, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 19, 2009.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Davis Thompson.
A native of Saluda, NC , he left behind a legacy and made a lot of good memories for anyone who was fortunate enough to know him. He left the world doing what he loved, fishing the Green River. He was a woodsman who loved hunting, fishing and having fun. He was a mountain man who never knew a stranger. He will be missed by many, including his close companions, his nephew, Johnny Belcher, cousin, Tim Nix, brother-in-law, Scott Pace and friend, Ronald Rhodes.
He left behind four children Rebecca Bradley of Saluda, Connie Powell of VA, Robin Thompson of Saluda, Melissa Thompson of Lowell; eleven grandchildren, and four sisters.
A memorial service will be at held 7:00 pm, Thursday, at the Saluda Mountain Jamboree, with family receiving friends from 6 – 7:00 pm and following the service.
Flowers can be sent to Robin Thompson, 74 Annie Lane, Saluda, NC 28773