Lynn Thompson, 82, of Soddy-Daisy passed away on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. He was a graduate of Spring City High School, Tennessee Technology University and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and was a teacher and coach for twenty five years in the Rhea County and Hamilton County School Systems.Mr. Thompson was a member of Daisy United Methodist Church and after retiring from teaching he served as a minister in the Cleveland, Tenn., district of the United Methodist Church for 19 years. He served as a former mayor of the city of Soddy-Daisy and was a member of American Legion Post 203.He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Thompson and Gladys Landreth; brothers, Jim Thompson and Chuck Landreth; and sister, Betty Yarberry.Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Thompson; sons, Cliff (Merlene) Price, of Smyrna, Tenn., Tim (Pam) Price, of Hixson, and Jeff Thompson, of Soddy-Daisy; grandchildren, Julie (Jason) King, of Murfreesboro, James Price, of Abbington, Va., Daniel (Bethany) Price, of Hixson, Beth Price, of Hixson; great-grandson, Matthew; sisters, Marcia Cookman, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Sandy Rhoades, of Denver, Colo.; nephews Jim Thompson and Mike Thompson, both of Hixson.Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. today, Aug. 21, at Daisy United Methodist Church with Rev. Don Jones officiating.The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today, prior to the service at the church.Memorial contributions may be made to the Daisy United Methodist Church, 9508 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.Share your memories at www.legacyfuneralhome.com.Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Soddy-Daisy.