Leonard Thompson

Leonard Thompson

Leonard Thompson, 65, of Anna, and formerly of Cairo, died Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. 

He was born on Sept. 10, 1955, in Cairo, the son of Victor and Harriette Kathryn Levitt Thompson.

Mr. Thompson was retired as a maintenance supervisor for Montgomery County, Maryland. 

He attended St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Cairo. He attended St. Joseph Grade School in Cairo, graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Paducah and then attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Survivors include his sons, Christopher Timothy Thompson (Gyyoung OH), of Baltimore, Md., and Michael Joseph (Shari) Thompson of Germantown, Md.; four sisters, Patricia Smith of Cairo, Kay Thompson of Paducah, Mary Anne Smith of Shingle Springs, Calif., and Marie Kalmbach of Shreveport, La.; three brothers, Jerome Thompson of Hot Springs, S.D., Timothy Thompson of El Dorado Hills, Calif., and Christopher Thompson of Wilmington, N.C.; several nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends.  

Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Terry Thompson.

Funeral Mass was at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 13, at St. Patrick’s Church in Cairo, with Father Chris Mujule as celebrant. Interment followed in Calvary Cemetery at Villa Ridge.

Memorials can be made to St. Patrick’s Church and can be sent to Crain Funeral Home, P.O. Box 257, Anna, Ill. 62906.

Crain Funeral Home in Cairo was in charge of arrangements.

To view the full obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.crainsonline.com.

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