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Norris E. Thompson

October 19, 1930 August 22, 2018
Norris E. Thompson
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CARBON-Norris E. Thompson, 87, of Carbon, Indiana passed away at 12:25 am Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at his residence.

He was active with construction and building projects, a farmer and a rural mail carrier with the Carbon Post Office. He also drove a school bus for Southwest Parke Community School Corporation.

He was born October 19, 1930 in Mishawaka, Indiana to the late James Thompson and Marie Ames Thompson.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Joanne Jackman Thompson whom he married June 22, 1950 in Chillicothe, Ohio; also surviving, one daughter, Linda (David) Williams of Rosedale; son-in-law, Jack Hooker of Carbon; sister, Wilma Nicoson of Brazil; four grandchildren, Carrie (Jason) Routhier, Randy (Shelly) Williams, Sarah (Jake) Jones and Brandy (Stoney) Fisher; eight great-grandchildren, Dahlia Routhier, Amelia Routhier, Finnegan Jones, Molly Jones, Nora Fisher, Haddie Fisher, Waylon Fisher and Kade Williams; brothers and sisters in law, Phyllis and Wayne West, Larry and Sue Jackman, Mary Chaney and Alice Waldridge; several nieces and nephews and special caregivers. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Sheila Marie Thompson, April of 1958 and daughter, Diane Hooker on August 25, 2015 and a sister, Betty Smith.

He was a 1949 graduate of Bridgeton High School. He served in the Army during the Korean War stationed in Texas. He was a member of the Mansfield Bible Church and Calvary Baptist Church in Brazil. He also attended McKinley Hills Church of Christ in Brazil.

Services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, August 25, at Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home, 287 N. Main Street, Rosedale, with the Rev. Perry Mager officiating. Burial will follow at Clear Run Cemetery in Bridgeton. Visitation is 12 noon until 2:00 pm Saturday at Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home.

Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to Great Lakes Hospice, 1212 S. Third Street, Terre Haute, IN 47802.

Online condolences may be shared at www.goochfuneralhome.com.


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12:00 PM 8/25/2018 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 8/25/2018 2:00:00 PM
Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home

287 N. Main Street
Rosedale, IN 47874

Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home
287 N. Main Street Rosedale 47874 IN
United States

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Saturday

25

Aug

2:00 PM 8/25/2018 2:00:00 PM
Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home

287 N. Main Street
Rosedale, IN 47874

Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home
287 N. Main Street Rosedale 47874 IN
United States
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