LEBANON -- Graveside services for Mr. Richard L. Thompson are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28 at the Cedar Grove Cemetery with Rev. Ken Edwards officiating. There will be no visitation prior to the graveside service.
Mr. Thompson, age 82 of Franklin and formerly of Lebanon passed away Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009, at the Williamson Medical Center in Franklin. Born Jan. 2, 1927, in Sioux City, Iowa, he was the son of the late William Henry & Edna Evelyn Hunt Thompson.
He was a member of the Christian Life Chapel in Lebanon and was Municipal Court Clerk in Sioux City, Iowa for many years. He was preceded in death by his wife Edna Elmerna Gaskins Thompson on November 26, 1999.
Survivors include: son Richard (Pamela) Thompson of Franklin; grandchildren Miriam (Jonathan) Edwards of Spring Hill, Jordan & Jared Thompson -- both of Franklin; siblings Barbara Jenkinson of Fullerton, CA; William R. Thompson of Sioux City, Iowa; and Wallace E. Thompson of Longmonte, Colorado.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.