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Leroy Thompson, 88, husband of Geneva Disponnette Thompson, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. Born Nov. 14, 1928, in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Raymond Thompson and Alice Willard Thompson Carter. He was a retired IBM employee, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, and was an active member of the Pinckard Baptist Church. In addition to his wife of almost 65 years, he is survived by a daughter, Angela Hope (John) Spies, Louisville; a son, Gregory Alan Thompson, Versailles; a brother, John Allen (Thelma) Thompson, Frankfort; and several nieces and nephews. Two brothers, Raymond Thompson Jr. and James Thompson, are deceased. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 24, at Pinckard Baptist Church by the Rev. Mike James. Interment and military honors was at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were Braden Peyton, Cameron Peyton, Bradley Stratton, Johnny Stratton, Brian Peyton, and John Spies. Honorary bearers were deacons of Pinckard Baptist Church. Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions are suggested to Pinckard Baptist Church Building Fund. Guestbook at www.BlackburnandWard.com.

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