Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

December 15, 2013

12:45 p.m. OBITUARY UPDATE: Jessie Leroy Thompson -- GLASGOW

Special report
Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Jessie Leroy Thompson, 91, of Glasgow, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at T. J. Samson Community Hospital.

Born in Metcalfe County, he was the son of the late Frank and Virgie Franklin Thompson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wives Mary Alice Hogan Thompson and Billie Francis Thompson; and a brother, Wesley Howard Thompson. Mr. Thompson was a member of South Green Street Church of Christ, the Barren River Rod and Gun Club and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II serving in a naval construction battalion. He was also a carpenter and loved working in his wood working shop.

Survivors include two daughters, Patsy London and husband Leslie, and Connie Noel, both of Louisville; four sisters, Ruby Witty and husband Bobby, Mabel Oaks and Ruth Stephans, all of Glasgow, and Ann Pierce, of Greensburg; two stepchildren, Roger Martin, of Horse Cave, and Joyce Martin, of Cave City; three grandchildren, Shannon Noel Webb, of Los Angeles, CA, Christopher London, of Indianapolis, Ind., and Steven London, of Louisville; a stepgranddaughter, Melissa Carey of Glasgow; several great-grandchildren, including locally a stepgreat-grandson, Colton Wilson. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Dec.16 at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Happy Valley Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by D.A.V. Chapter No. 20 of Glasgow. Visitation will be Monday from 9:30 a.m. until time for services.