Glenn M. Thompson, 83 of Linton, passed away at 5:32 a.m. on Friday, April 29, 2005 at Greene County General Hospital.
Born in Dugger on April 20, 1922, he was the son of Ed Thompson and Mattie Stringer Thompson.
He was a World War II Army veteran, a member of the Dugger American Legion, the DAV of Bloomfield, Linton Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite of Terre Haute, Zorah Shrine of Terre Haute and the Linton Housing Authority for 15 years. He worked for Thompson Trucking Co., Reintjes Freight Line, a plant manager for Mobile Chemical Co. in Washington. He was employed at the Greene County Sheriff's Department, owned and operated the Roosevelt Hotel in Linton, a motor route driver for the Linton Daily Citizen and a car salesman for McCammon Chevrolet and Bloomfield Chevrolet. He served as the precinct No. 5 committeeman from 1973-1984 and was on the HUD board of directors.
He is survived by two sons, Miles (Allan) Thompson of Rome, N.Y., Tim Thompson of Linton, one daughter LaDonna Sue Wittmer of Sterling, Ill, nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren, and a special friend Rose Jarrett of Linton.
He was preceded in death by a brother Edwin Thompson, and two sisters; Charlotte Frank and Betty Alumbaugh.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday May 3, 2005 at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger with the Rev. John Booker officiating. Linton Masonic Lodge will have a memorial service at 7 p.m. on Monday. Burial in the Dugger Cemetery with graveside rites by the Dugger American Legion Post 244. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Monday and before the service Tuesday.