Larry L. Thompson, age 80, passed away on Sunday, May 10th, at Ashton Creek in Fort Wayne. He lived in Fort Wayne most of his life. He was a North Side High School “Redskin” graduate. He proudly and honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. He worked for different businesses in Fort Wayne and retired from Industrial Engineering, Inc. Larry was a very big sports enthusiast. He loved watching Komet Hockey, Nascar, Colts and Notre Dame college football.
Surviving is his daughter, Prudence Ann Thompson; son, Ricky Lee Thompson; sister, Beverly (Steve) Bailey; sister, Jenine (Tom) Fiechter, of Fort Wayne and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Bonnie Jean Thompson; Mother, Kathryn E. Thompson; Father, Claude “Tommy” (Mary Ann, Step Mother) Thompson.
A memorial service will take place at St. Joseph Methodist Church in Fort Wayne on Saturday, May 23rd, for family and close friends with Rev. Ron VerLee officiating. Burial will be in Marion National Cemetery. Memorials can be made to Easter Seals ARC of Fort Wayne, 4919 Coldwater Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825.
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