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Milton B. Thompson

Visitation:

Friday, November 11, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.

Service:

Saturday,November12, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. a graveside service at the Vandalia Cemetery.
Officiating: Mr. Kenny Haddock.
Music:
Interment: the Vandalia Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Clayton Thompson, Cory McFadden, Terry Newland, John Meyung, Jim Saucerman and Craig Thompson.

Milton Biggs Thompson passed away at 9:37p.m. on Monday, November7, 2016 at the Lebanon South Care Center in Lebanon, Missouri. He grew up in the rural Curryville area and was a 1946 Vandalia High School graduate. Milton served his country in the U. S. Army at the end of World War II. Upon his return from service, he began farming with his father and brother, J. W. "Bob" Thompson. Milton farmed until retiring and moving to the Lebanon area in 1983. He enjoyed drinking coffee and visiting with friends and he was an avid reader.

Born: September1, 1927 in Curryville, Missouri the son of Milton Orwin and Susan Jane (Burns) Thompson.

Married: Coralie Alice Wray in Lebanon on April 30, 1952; she preceded him in death on October 7, 1971. He then married Dorothy Marie Renner on November 23, 1973 in New Franklin, Missouri she survives at the home.

Survivors include: wife, Dorothy of Lebanon; one son, Brent W. and wife, Tammy Thompson of Mexico, Missouri; onedaughter: Carol Irene Thompson and husband, John Meyung of Lakewood, Colorado; one step-daughter, Debbie and husband, Jim Saucerman of Cove Springs, Florida;one sister, Mary Sue Gibson of Phoenix, Arizona; five grandchildren: Alice Marie Thompson Meyung of Lakewood, Colorado; 1SG James Cory McFadden of Adams, New York; Clayton Wray Thompson of Rolla; Drew Saucerman and Jay Saucerman both of Florida; five great-grandchildren: Neal Mc Fadden, Vivian McFadden, Ian McFadden, Connor Saucerman and Christian Saucerman; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: parents; two brothers: J. W. "Bob" Thompson and Orwin Lee Thompson, who died in infancy; two sisters: Fern Kirtlink and Anna Mae Kinnaird; one step-daughter, Linda Harris.

Memorials are encouraged to the Parkinson's Foundation.


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