Thompson was the first member of his party to have been elected mayor of Macon from 1967 to 1975. He was also a former gospel and country music singer. He was known for his highly conservative views on issues.
Thompson died at the age of 85 on March 22, 2020.
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- Campbell, W.D. (2002). The Stem of Jesse: The Costs of Community at a 1960s Southern School. Mercer University Press. pp. 1–191. ISBN 9780865548565. Retrieved 2014-11-19. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Staff, WGXA Digital News (2020-03-25). "Former Macon Mayor Ronnie Thompson passes away". WGXA. Retrieved 2020-03-26.