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David A. Thompson

Carrollton, Illinois

December 24, 1932 - May 29, 2024

David A. Thompson Obituary

David A. Thompson, age 91 of Carrollton passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at Springfield Memorial Hospital in Springfield. He was born December 24, 1932 in Bluff City, the son of Chester and Gladys Crable Thompson. He married Evelyn Huppe April 25, 1964 in Arenzville and she survives.


He is also survived by a daughter, Peggy (Kevin) Cleary of Barrington, a son, Curtis (Karen) Thompson of Mount Prospect, a son-in-law, Steve Epperson of Payson, eleven grandchildren, Jordan (Andrew) Hogan, Landon (Melissa) Epperson, Carter (Ashley) Epperson, Riley Epperson, Liam, Sean, Mairead and Quinn Cleary, Sunra (Terrence) Galligan, Patrick and Paige Thompson; five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Joni Epperson, a sister, Nellie Mae Larson, and five brothers; Merritt, John, Ben, Fran, and Myron Lewis Thompson.

David proudly served in the US Army from February of 1953 to March of 1961 and was deployed to Korea during the Korean conflict. After his military service he began his 30-year career with GTE as a Cable Splicer and met his wife Evelyn. They were married and moved to Carrollton to build a house and start their family. He was an active member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Carrollton.


David enjoyed spending time with his family on the yearly Thompson vacations, watching all his kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids playing volleyball and swimming. He enjoyed fishing, doing projects around the house, making stained glass, and watching Cardinal baseball games.


Funeral services will be held 12:00 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2024 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Carrollton with burial to follow in Carrollton City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services Monday at the church. Memorials may be made to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of David A. Thompson hosted by Airsman-Hires Funeral Home.

David A. Thompson, age 91 of Carrollton passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at Springfield Memorial Hospital in Springfield. He was born December 24, 1932 in Bluff City, the son of Chester and Gladys Crable Thompson. He married Evelyn Huppe April 25, 1964 in Arenzville and she survives.


He is also survived by a daughter, Peggy (Kevin) Cleary of Barrington, a son, Curtis (Karen) Thompson of Mount Prospect, a son-in-law, Steve Epperson of Payson, eleven grandchildren, Jordan (Andrew) Hogan, Landon (Melissa) Epperson, Carter (Ashley) Epperson, Riley Epperson, Liam, Sean, Mairead and Quinn Cleary, Sunra (Terrence) Galligan, Patrick and Paige Thompson; five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Joni Epperson, a sister, Nellie Mae Larson, and five brothers; Merritt, John, Ben, Fran, and Myron Lewis Thompson.

David proudly served in the US Army from February of 1953 to March of 1961 and was deployed to Korea during the Korean conflict. After his military service he began his 30-year career with GTE as a Cable Splicer and met his wife Evelyn. They were married and moved to Carrollton to build a house and start their family. He was an active member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Carrollton.


David enjoyed spending time with his family on the yearly Thompson vacations, watching all his kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids playing volleyball and swimming. He enjoyed fishing, doing projects around the house, making stained glass, and watching Cardinal baseball games.


Funeral services will be held 12:00 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2024 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Carrollton with burial to follow in Carrollton City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services Monday at the church. Memorials may be made to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of David A. Thompson hosted by Airsman-Hires Funeral Home.

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