JESUP — David Mitchell “Mitch” Thompson, 67 of Jesup, died Friday, October 9, 2020. Thompson was a longtime resident of Wayne Co., a former pastor of Waynesville Baptist Church, and currently was a member, deacon, choir member, and Sunday School teacher of Calvary Baptist Church. He was a strong “Advocate of God’s Word” in his everyday life. Survivors are his wife of 48 years, Vickie Griffis Thompson of Jesup; daughter, Beth (Paul) Landon of Odum; son, Stephen (Kristi) Thompson of Waynesville; sister, Christie Thompson of Jesup; two grandchildren, Layla Addis and Grayson Thompson; and other extended relatives. A Celebration of Life service was held Monday, October 12, 2020, at the Calvary Baptist Church with Pastor Vann Dempsey officiating. Interment followed in the Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers were family. Honorary pallbearers were Deacons of Calvary Baptist Church. Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home of Jesup was in charge of the arrangements.