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Rodney L. Thompson, 79, Mt. Washington, KY (1941-2021)

Rodney L. Thompson of Mt. Washington passed away peacefully on Monday, October 4, 2021 at Baptist Health. He was 79 years old.

Cremation was chosen. A memorial service will be held at 7pmET on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home, 111 N Bardstown Rd., Mt. Washington, KY.

Friends may visit from 2pmET on Sunday until time of service at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home.

He was a graduate of Western Kentucky University, a Navy veteran, and retired from Ford Motor Company Louisville Assembly Plant after 33 years.

Rodney served on the board for Auto Truck Federal Credit Union for 30 years, was an avid UK fan and coached Rodney's Rascals Co-Ed Softball Team.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bradford and Mabel Thompson; his first wife, Julia Pickett Thompson; and a son, Jamie Thompson.

Rodney is survived by his wife of 31 years, Deborah Thompson; son, Rodney L. Thompson II (Teresa); stepson, Stan Bowling (Sharon); his sister, Deanna Osborne; along with 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts be made to the WHAS Crusade for Children.

McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

This obituary is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

This story was posted on 2021-10-06 14:28:51
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Rodney L. Thompson, 79, Mt. Washington, KY (1941-2021)

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