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Jerry Thompson, 76, Raywick, KY (1939-2015)

He was a native of Raywick, KY, and a resident of the community at the time of his death. He was the patriarch of a large, highly regarded family. He worked at Square D Company in Lexington for 37 years and was a Farmer all his life. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather; he loved faith, family and friends. He was the son of the late Alvin Thompson and the late Mildred Thompson. His loving wife of 56 years, 11 months, Margaret Thompson, survives. He leaves 45 direct living descendants, including daughter Anita Riddle, bookmobile librarian for the Adair County Public Library.
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Anthony "Jerry" Thompson, age 76 of Raywick, KY, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2015 at home in the caring hands of his loving family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10amCT/11amET, Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 108 Main Street, Raywick, KY. Burial will follow in the church Cemetery. His nephew, The Very Rev. J. Mark Spalding and The Rev. James W. Graf will concelebrate. Visitation is 2pm-8pmCT/3pm-9pmET, Monday, September 28, 2015, at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto, KY, with a prayer service at 6pmCT/7pmET, by The Rev. Deacon Joseph R. Dant.

Pallbearers are Lonnie J Hourigan, Cody Thompson, Tyler Thompson, B.J. Thompson, Dillain Thompson, Brandon Thompson, Derek Thompson, and Junior Thompson.

Honorary pallbearers are Jeanie Riddle, Leslie Cornelison, Kyle Riddle, Ashley Wright, Rebecca Turner, Nicole Thompson, Megan Thompson, Chris Gibson, Brooke Gregory, Sydney Reisinger, Landon Carrico, Elly Carrico and Shane Thompson.

Jerry Thompson, 76, Raywick, KY (1939-2015)

He was born May 30, 1939 in Raywick, KY. He was the son of the late Alvin Thompson and the late Mildred Thompson. He died Saturday, September 26, 2015, in Raywick, Marion County, KY, at the age of 76 years, three months, and 27 days.

He worked at Square D Company in Lexington for 37 years and was a Farmer all his life; A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather; he loved faith, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alvin Thompson; his mother, Mildred Thompson; one brother, Mathew Thompson; one sister, Aileen Thompson Spalding; two sisters-in-law, Frances Blandford (Marion) and Cecelia Mattingly (Roy); five brothers-in-law, Albert Smith, Ed Thompson, Bill Thompson, Bert Thompson and Joe DeNardi; one granddaughter, Andrea Jo Thompson; one daughter-in-law, Missy Thompson.

Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years and 11 months, Margaret Thompson, and the following:
  • Three daughters: Anita Riddle (Greg) of Columbia, KY; Franki Reisinger (John) of Loretto, KY; and Cathy Gregory (Lew) of Campbellsville, KY

  • Four sons: Steven Thompson and Bobby Thompson (Debbie) all of Lebanon, KY; Rick Thompson (Ann) and Jimmy Thompson (Amy) all of Springfield, KY

  • Twenty-two grandchildren

  • Sixteen great-grandchildren

  • Two sisters: Angela Meyerhoffer (Marvin) of Louisville, KY; and Kathleen Donahue (Jim) of Springfield, KY

  • Three brothers: Donald Thompson (Marty) of Louisville, KY; Ed Thompson (Susie) and Edwin Thompson (Margaret Mary) all of Springfield, KY

  • Five sisters-in-law: Gracie Thompson of Lexington, KY; Itty Thompson and Bertha Bell Thompson, both of Loretto, KY; Geneva Thompson of Cox's Creek, KY; and Aline DeNardi of Idaho

  • Two brothers-in-law: Lawrence Spalding of Springfield, KY; and Gerald Thompson (Martha) of Saint Mary's, KY
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Expressions of sympathies may be made to Masses or Hosparus of Central Kentucky, 295 Campbellsville Bypass, Campbellsville, KY 42718.

Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto, KY

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Jerry Thompson, 76, Raywick, KY (1939-2015)

2015-09-27 - 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto, KY - Photo Mattingly Funeral Home.

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