Calkins: You probably didn’t know Jimmy Thomasson — but you should

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 07, 2020 11:25 AM CT | Published: December 04, 2020 8:15 PM CT
Geoff Calkins
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Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

Jimmy Thomasson led a quiet life in Midtown. When he died, a stunning outpouring of tributes revealed just how many people he touched by being the best neighbor anyone could want.

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