Paul D. Thompson

Paul D. Thompson, 92, of Warren, IN, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at 12:50 a.m. at Heritage Pointe, in Warren.

Mr. Thompson graduated in 1938 from North Side High School in Fort Wayne. He then joined the United States Army Air Corps and served in World War II as a captain. He was a salesman for the National Biscuit Company, Fort Wayne, and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, the Masons, Shriners, VFW Post 2689, American Legion Post 7 and the Lions Club, all of Huntington.

He was born Sept. 7, 1920, in Fort Wayne to Max and Gladys Meeks Thompson. He married Lucile Scheumann Thompson on Feb. 16, 1946, in the Zion Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne. His wife preceded him in death.

Surviving are a daughter, Barbara (Jeff) Reed, of Markle; a son, Doug (Nancy) Thompson, of Marion; three grandchildren, Amber Johnson, Brooke (Ryan) Heisler and Randie Bradley; and eight great-grandchildren.

Calling is Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. A funeral service will be at Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Gerald Moreland officiating. Entombment will take place at Covington Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Fort Wayne, with VFW Post 2689 performing military graveside services.

Memorials may be made to Family Life Care Hospice of Berne in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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