Jerry F. Thompson, 77, of Chattanooga, TN entered the gates of Heaven on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Erlanger East Hospital. Jerry was a lifelong resident of the Cleveland/Chattanooga area. He was employed 26 years at Eaton Corporation. He was proceeded in death by his father CL Thompson. He leaves behind to cherish his memories his mother Ruth Thompson; loving wife Brenda and their babies Shelby, Chloe, and Honey; children Susan Barnette (Terry), Sonya Taylor (Tim), Jerry F. Thompson II (Robin), Michael Williams (Janet), and Sandy Anton (Jim); two sisters Linda Friederichsen (Jim) and Carol Oliver (Tim) and several nieces and nephews as well as 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Companion Funeral Home is honored to assist the Thompson family with these arrangements.