Carvey Lester “Toby” Thompson Jr.

June 21, 1944 – May 29, 2021

Carvey Lester “Toby” Thompson Jr., age 76 of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 29, 2021.  He was born to the late Carvey L. Thomson Sr. and Genevieve Jolley in Walker Co., was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga Area and was of the Baptist Faith.  He served his country in the U.S. Army, during the Vietnam War, served as the commander of the VFW Post #4848 for 6 years and retired from Tennessee American Water Company in 2005, after more than 20 years.  Toby is survived by his loving children, Kevin (Brooks) Thompson and Patrick Thompson, sister, Cathy (David) Forrester, grandchildren, Shelby (Jake) Butcher, Regan Thompson, Jaiden Thompson, Sammie Thompson and Nicholas Thompson, and several nieces and nephews.  A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, June 3, 2021 in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until leaving for the Cemetery on Thursday at the funeral home. In Lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to the VFW Post #4848 at 2402 Amnicola Hwy. Chattanooga, TN 37406. Online guest book at  Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.

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