OBITUARY

Bill C. Thompson

May 10, 1946September 7, 2022
Obituary of Bill C. Thompson
Bill C. Thompson, 78, of Rockton, IL, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, September 7, 2022 at Javon Bea Hospital. He was born May 10, 1946 in Walnut Ridge, AR, the son of Curtis and Loretta (Henry) Thompson. Bill married the love of his life, Ida Smith, on May 23, 1964. He managed several Clark Convenience Stores and later at Kelly Williams until his retirement. Bill attended North Park Church of Christ. Bill was a skilled woodworker. He had a passion for fishing, often going whenever he could. Bill was the patriarch of our family and will be missed. Bill is survived by his loving wife, Ida; sons, Curt Thompson, Chuck (Julie) Thompson and Chris (Sarah) Thompson; 20 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Chad Thompson, daughter-in-law Shane Thompson and sister Jean (Ron) Westcott. A visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 p.m., Monday, September 12, 2022 at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney Park, IL 61115 with a funeral service to begin at 2:00 p.m. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com for the Thompson family.

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  • Bill is survived by his loving wife, Ida; sons, Curt Thompson, Chuck (Julie) Thompson and Chris (Sarah) Thompson; 20 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Chad Thompson, daughter-in-law Shane Thompson and sister Jean (Ron) Westcott.

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Monday, September 12, 2022

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Monday, September 12, 2022

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