He was a lifelong resident of Rabun County and was the son of Hubert Harold Thompson Sr. and Tessie Mae Parker Thompson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his loving wife, Martha Faye Crunkleton Thompson; a brother, Gene Thompson; and a granddaughter, Lauryn Ramey.
He is survived by: a son, Carlos David Thompson (Natasha Welch Thompson) of Tiger; a daughter, Cathy Thompson of Tiger; a brother, Judson Thompson of Toccoa; a sister-in-law, Claudia Thompson of Clayton; and four grandchildren, Adelyn Thompson, Logan Thompson, Jackie Lee Buchanan and Isaac Ramey.
Harold retired from the National Resources Conservation Services and was a very loving and caring person who especially loved his wonderful grandbabies. He enjoyed fishing and playing the mandolin and guitar. He was a member of several gospel groups over the years. He served as a deacon for many years and was the chairman of deacons at Liberty Baptist Church, where he was a longtime member.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at Liberty Baptist Church with the Revs. Scott Cates and Alton Dendy officiating. Burial followed at Liberty Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Liberty Baptist Church Music Ministry, 2206 Bridge Creek Road, Tiger, GA 30576.
Beck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.beckfuneralhome.com.