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Alexander Funeral Home-East Chapel

2115 Lincoln Ave, Evansville, IN

OBITUARY

Jerry S Thompson

March 1, 1937February 11, 2020
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Jerry Thompson, 82, of Evansville, Indiana, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. He was born on Monday, March 1, 1937 in Oakland City, Indiana to Roy and Mildred (Ricketts) Thompson.

He retired from Whirlpool after 40 years where he was known as “Red Cap.” Jerry was a founding member of Good Shepherd Assembly of God and was on the Board of Directors for 25 years. He loved children and was known as the “Candy Man” at church. Jerry enjoyed hunting, fishing and was an avid golfer. He also enjoyed farming, raising hogs and cattle for several years.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Carla Gibbs; and sister, Sue Youngblood.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pat; son, Jeremy Thompson (Ashley); grandchildren, Katrina Guynn (Wayne), Casey Marquis, Cody Thompson, and Dillinger Thompson; and great-grandchildren, Kinleigh, Wyatt, and Kaleena.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday February 15, 2020 at Good Shepherd Assembly of God/The Assembly, 4330 North Burkhardt Road, Evansville, Indiana with Rev. Glyn Pfhol officiating. Burial will follow at Somerville Cemetery. Friends may visit on Friday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Alexander East Chapel

  • FAMILY

  • Patricia (Buck) Thompson, Wife
  • Jeremy Thompson (Ashley Thompson), Son
  • Katrina Guynn (Wayne Guynn), Grandchild
  • Casey Marquis, Grandchild
  • Cody Thompson, Grandchild
  • Dillinger Thompson, Grandchild
  • Carla Gibbs, Daughter (deceased)
  • Roy K. Thompson, Father (deceased)
  • Mildred E. (Ricketts) Thompson, Mother (deceased)
  • Sue Youngblood, Sister (deceased)
  • Jerry also leaves behind his great-grandchildren, Kinleigh, Wyatt and Kaleena to cherish his memory.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, February 14, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 15, 2020
  • Burial Saturday, February 15, 2020

Memories

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Carolyn Allen

February 14, 2020

The staff at Hamilton will miss this man! Jerry was a favorite of the staff for sure. I speak for many employees when I say our thoughts are with the family, especially Pat. Rest easy Jerry.

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Biography

Jerry Thompson, 82, of Evansville, Indiana, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. He was born on Monday, March 1, 1937 in Oakland City, Indiana to Roy and Mildred (Ricketts) Thompson.

He retired from Whirlpool after 40 years where he was known as “Red Cap.” Jerry was a founding member of Good Shepherd Assembly of God and was on the Board of Directors for 25 years. He loved children and was known as the “Candy Man” at church. Jerry enjoyed hunting, fishing and was an avid golfer. He also enjoyed farming, raising hogs and cattle for several years.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Carla Gibbs; and sister, Sue Youngblood.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pat; son, Jeremy Thompson (Ashley); grandchildren, Katrina Guynn (Wayne), Casey Marquis, Cody Thompson, and Dillinger Thompson; and great-grandchildren, Kinleigh, Wyatt, and Kaleena.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday February 15, 2020 at Good Shepherd Assembly of God/The Assembly, 4330 North Burkhardt Road, Evansville, Indiana with Rev. Glyn Pfhol officiating. Burial will follow at Somerville Cemetery. Friends may visit on Friday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Alexander East Chapel