D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd, Fort Wayne, IN


Gary Blaine Thompson

July 15, 1941May 17, 2020

Gary B. Thompson, 78, passed away May 17, 2020, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice. He was born July 15, 1941, in Ottawa, IL. He was the son of the late Wilbert and Arlie (Knutson) Thompson. He married Carol A. Kasper on February 18, 1967; she preceded him in death on December 29, 2017. After they moved to Fort Wayne, he worked for North American Van Lines. He also owned TNT Karts for over 30 years. He was also involved in the local Make-A-Wish Foundation. Survivors include son Blaine (Katy) Thompson. Niece Jo Ellen (Les) Lamoreaux; Nephew Robert Neil (Elizabeth) Thompson; brother-in-law Allen (Bruni) Kasper of Ocean Shores, WA, sister in law Jean Kasper of Plainfield, IL and one grandchild on the way. He was preceded in death by his brother, Gordon Thompson on July 1, 2019. The family will hold a Celebration of life later this summer. For more information about the celebration, please e-mail thompsonfamilymemorial@gmail.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Carol A. Thompson Nursing Scholarship in care of the Indiana University Foundation, PO Box 6460, Indianapolis, IN 46206-6460, or at give.iu.edu. Arrangements entrusted to D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home 4017 Maplecrest Road Ft. Wayne, IN. To sign the online guestbook go to: www.mccombandsons.com


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Carolyn Lovell

May 27, 2020

I was a friend of Carol’s for over 40 years, and was in a Bible study and a Purdue Extension Homemakers group with her. I knew Gary through Carol. Blaine, I’m happy to hear you and you’re wife are expecting a baby! Your parents would have been thrilled to have a grandchild! May God bless and comfort you all in your grief.

Blessings, Carolyn Lovell

Ron Marker

May 23, 2020

Deepest sympathy to you and your family. Ron and Elaine Marker

Meredith McDonald

May 21, 2020

My condolences to Blaine and his family. I'm so sorry for your loss and wish you comfort and peace in this difficult time.

Meredith McDonald

Madison Lamoreaux

May 21, 2020

Uncle Gary will forever be missed. He is partying it up with Grandma, Grandpa & Aunt Carol and watching over all of us. My son Aiden (Uncle Gary's Great Great nephew) absolutely adored his Great Great Uncle Gary and loved playing with him last year when he visited us in California.
Uncle Gary was always so kind and loving, he always was interested in what you were up to next and what was going on in your life!

I will forever miss him and leave my love to my cousin Blaine & his wife Katy (& their coming soon baby). Our family is saddened by the loss of another family member. Uncle Gary was survived by many family members & his memory will never be forgotten as we will all share his memory with our children and our children's children.

Forever our love,
Luis, Madison & Aiden Lamoreaux <3


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