February 22, 1935 – February 8, 2017
Robert D. Thompson, 81, of Noblesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at his home. He was born on February 22, 1935 to Kelly and Gladys (Blankenship) Thompson in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.
He served his country for 41 years in the Indiana National Guard, and worked for Wholesale/Hall Ro-Cap in Noblesville. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion, and the Moose.
He is survived by his children, Garnette (Gary) McConnell, Deborah (Thomas) Sizemore, Diane (Steve) Kayse, Trooper (Andrea) Thompson, and Jennifer (Lee Roy) Hiner; siblings, Lucille Brooks, Doyle Thompson, Betty Godbey, Vernon Thompson, Connie Myers, and Patricia Myers; 15 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy May Thompson in 1998; three sisters; one brother; and two great-grandsons.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Home, 1150 Logan Street, in Noblesville. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the funeral home, with Rev. Mark Fidler officiating. Burial will be at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation of Indiana Inc., 964 N. Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204.