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James E. Thompson

November 11, 1950 December 31, 2020
James  E.  Thompson
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James Emory Thompson, age 70, a resident of Fremont passed away December 31st, 2020.

James was a Vietnam veteran, he spent his adulthood being a professional jockey and moved onto being a well known race horse trainer until retirement. He lived most of his life in Phoenix, Arizona until moving Nebraska to be closer to his daughter. He loved football, horses and spending time with his grandsons.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ott and Ruby Thompson; brothers, Bernard, Clifford, Kenneth, David, George, Marvin and Billy; sisters, Sophie and Helen.

James is survived by his daughter, Jessie and her husband Jordan; their sons, Tanner and Reed. His sister; Mary Perdue of Wills Point, Texas. James was loved as a father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.

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