Russell J. Thompson

May 6, 2016

Russell J. Thompson 76, of Frankfort, IN, died at 7:01 p.m. May 6, 2016 at St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital, due to complication of diabetes.  Born December 30, 1939 in Clinton County to the late Russell Frey Thompson & Ruth (Sharp) Thompson Bozworth. He married Karen A. Baty in 1961 at Woodside Christian Church and she survives.  Mr. Thompson attended Frankfort High School.  He worked at Chrysler in Kokomo, retiring after 33 years.  He was a member of the Woodside Christian Church. Russell was an avid Purdue fan, enjoyed fishing and golfing.

Visitation and Services

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Friends may visit from 12 Noon until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Woodside Christian Church, 1359 W. Barner St., Frankfort, IN 46041 or Clinton County Humane Society, P.O. Box 455, Frankfort, IN 46041; envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Wife: Karen Thompson of Frankfort, Son: Robert R. (Kim) Thompson of Frankfort, Brother: Bill (Carolyn) Bozworth of Frankfort, Sister: Gloria (George) Schimmel of Frankfort, 3 Grandchildren, David, Jennifer and Robby & 3 Great Grandchildren, Noah, Braiden & Kaylana.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Kevin W. Thompson on January 10, 2007.


Leave your Condolences

5 Condolences for “Russell J. Thompson”

  1. Nancy Meneely Corwin May 7, 2016 at 6:27 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about this. Russ was such a special person. I have known him since grade school and we were such good friends. He will be sadly missed and my heart goes out to Karen and his family. I will keep all of you in my prayers and thoughts. I just talked to him several days ago on facebook so this was a shock and it is hard to put into words what i feel. I know he will be sadly missed by all who knew him. May God be with you. RIP Russ

  2. Carole Downs May 7, 2016 at 8:26 pm

    Sending prayers and you are in my thoughts.

  3. Carrie Hackerd May 8, 2016 at 7:42 am

    Bill, Carolyn, and Family,
    Words can not express the loss you are feeling. I pray the God wraps his arms around you during this time of need to help keep you strong.

    Donnie & Carrie Hackerd

  4. Nancy (Foster ) Alley May 9, 2016 at 1:21 pm

    Karen, I am deeply sorry for your loss. Russ was an amazing man and I’m glad I knew him but more so I’m thankful for the friendship you guys always had with mom and daddy and for your dedicated love to each other. You are and always will be in our prayers and God will give you the peace you need. Love you lots! Nancy (Foster) Alley

  5. John F. Foster Jr. May 9, 2016 at 2:28 pm

    We had so many wonderful times together. Growing up together, all the times we rode our bikes together, in school together. Glad you found the love of your life and had many wonderful years together. Two precious sons, and your grand-kids that you got to enjoy. Our friendship meant the world to me. We had a lot of good times together that will never be forgotten. I am going to miss you, but this is not goodbye. Till we meet again.

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