Mitchell Thompson, 60, husband of Mary Burdette Thompson, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at his residence in Lexington.
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He was born on Dec. 22, 1953 in Lebanon. He was the son of Mary George Thompson and the late Frank Thompson Sr. Thompson was a U.S. postal carrier, and a member of Calvary Baptist Church where he was a longtime volunteer and Sunday school teacher. He was an avid UK fan and a sports enthusiast.
He was preceded in death by: a brother, Stuart Thompson; and a sister-in-law, Harriet Thompson.
Survivors other than his wife and mother include: two children, Slade and Grace Thompson; three siblings, Frank (Aletia) Thompson Jr., Tim (Barbara) Thompson, and AnnCoury Mulloy; a sister-in-law, Emma Thompson; and several nieces and nephews.
The family extends expressions of appreciation to his church family, his relatives, co-workers, and patrons of his mail route.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan 11 at Calvary Baptist Church, 150 E. High Street, Lexington, with burial in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Dr. Robert Baker officiated.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Calvary Baptist Church or St. Augustine School, 236 S. Spalding Ave., Lebanon, KY 40033.
Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Lexington, was in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Lebanon Enterprise on Jan. 15, 2014