MEET PIERCE TIMBER COMPANY
HUGH MAC THOMPSON JR.
PRESIDENT & CEO
Hugh was born and raised in Blackshear, Georgia. Hugh is married to Kristi Thompson and has three children Trey, Tessa and Tristin. He and his family attend First Baptist Church in Blackshear, GA. He graduated from Pierce County High School in 1982, and then furthered his education at Valdosta State University where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1987.
After graduation, Hugh returned home and joined his father in the family timber business. He has worked in the business since 1987 and later purchased it in 2010.
Within his industry, Hugh has served on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Forestry Association for 3 years and now serves on the Executive Committee. Hugh has also served on the Okefenokee Technical College Foundation Board, the YMCA Board, the Board of Directors of Peoples Bank/Heritage Bank and has been the Chairman of the Pierce County Recreation Department. Hugh is an avid outdoors man. He enjoys deer and bird hunting, as well as playing golf.
H. M. “Mac” Thompson was born September 20, 1932 in Toombs County, Vidalia, Georgia. He is the youngest of seven children. He graduated high school in 1950 and attended Brewton Parker College. He served in the Military Service from 1950-1953.
Mac moved to Pierce County in 1955. He and his wife Mary Fiveash Thompson have two children, Terri T. DeLoach and Hugh M. Thompson, Jr. They have six grandchildren.
He bought Pierce Timber Company in 1962. Pierce Timber Company has provided many jobs for Pierce County natives and surrounding counties. He acted as an equal partner to Darrell Thomas in forming D & M Trucking, which later became Thom’s Transport Company in late 1979. Together he and Darrell also began D & M Sales and Salvage, which is being operated as D & M International Sales and is under new management.
Mac has been an asset to Pierce County. He has served on the Pierce County Industrial Authority, The Chamber of Commerce, The Lions Club and The American Legion. He served on the Blackshear City Council from 1982-1988. He was a member of the Recreation Board from inception to 1982. He sat on the Peoples Bank Board of Directors and was a director from 1984 until 2006. He is a member of the Forestry Board in Patterson, Georgia Forestry Association and the American Pulpwood Association.
He has been a loyal friend to many in Pierce County, helping whenever called upon. His family attends the First Methodist Church of Blackshear. His helping hand has paved the way for many small businesses to grow within the county. Mr. Mac Thompson has assisted businesses and individuals alike, and is a true friend to all who know him.
After 48 years of managing Pierce Timber Company, Mac Thompson made his hardest decision by stepping down and selling his company to his son Hugh M. Thompson, Jr. The sale of Pierce Timber Company was consummated on January 1, 2010.
AREAS WE COVER
PIERCE INDUSTRIAL TIRE
ADDRESS: 3159 HWY 84 W BLACKSHEAR, GA 31516
T&M FOREST SERVICES INC
ADDRESS: 2943 BOB BOWEN RD
BLACKSHEAR, GA 31516
BOSWELL OIL COMPANY
ADDRESS: 1005 ALPHA ST
WAYCROSS, GA 31503
MAC 44 FORESTRY, LLC.
ADDRESS: 2651 ZERO BAY RD
PATTERSON, GA 31557