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Carl E. Thompson

Carl E. Thompson Carl E. Thompson

Carl E. (Sonny) Thompson, age 79, of Huntingburg, Ind., passed away at 6:05 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Ind.

He was born March 3, 1942, in Corydon, Ind., to Raymond H. and Velva L. Greer Thompson, and married Carolyn J. Laney on Jan. 29, 1971, at Wesley Chapel in Harrison County, Ind.

Carl worked at the Lake Rudolph Campground and RV Resort; was a member of the Huntingburg Fraternal Order of Eagles and Huntingburg United Methodist Church; was a veteran of the United States Army; and served on the board for the Historic Maple Grove Foundation. He enjoyed woodworking and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn J. Thompson, who passed away on Sept. 18, 2013, and his parents.

He is survived by three sons, Jeff Thompson of Charlestown, Ind., Scott Thompson (Amanda) of Huntingburg and Donald Fitzgerald of Kansas; five siblings, Violet Heishman of Corydon, Margaret Pate and Sandra Eiler (Gary), both of Mauckport, Ind., Forest Thompson (Nancy) of Guston, Ky., and Billy Thompson (Loretta) of Elizabeth, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Sonny Thompson will be held at 10 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, at the Huntingburg United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Huntingburg. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the VFW Post No. 2366 Memorial Detail. Pastor David Chinn will officiate at the service.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, and also at the church from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Memorial contributions can be made to Historic Maple Grove Foundation or Huntingburg United Methodist Church.

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