In Loving Memory

Bobby Kells “Gator” Thompson

March 18, 1931 - August 7, 2020


Bobby Kells “Gator” Thompson passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 at the age of 89.

Gator was preceded in death by his wife, Elma L. Thompson; son, Gregory Vaughn Thompson; parents, Annie Mae and Frederick Kells Thompson; and brother, Balford Oneal Thompson.

He is survived by his daughters, Lanette (John) Sliwinski and Bobbie Thompson Horton; grandsons, Christopher Gregory Francis and Randy Heath (Hannah) Boyington; two great grandchildren and his sister, Sarah Jayne (Tommy) Jaye.

A visitation will be held Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Cooks Memorial Presbyterian Church in Bromley, AL. There will be a time of visitation for older adults and those with underlying health conditions from 4-5 pm.  All other friends please attend from 5-7pm.

Funeral services will be Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 10am at the Matthews Landing (formerly Lower Bryant Landing) 8900 Lower Bryant Landing Road, Stockton, AL.  Interment will follow at Johnson Cemetery off County Road 40.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at  Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Rd., Daphne, 36526.


  1. Elizabeth Jett

    Prayers for comfort at this time. Love and Hugs. We Love You All. Keith and Liz Jett

  2. Jean Hicks

    Lanette I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. Praying for comfort.

  3. Grace Jaye

    Just saw this. Heartbroken. Prayers and love.


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