Vernon Robert "Bob" Thompson

THOMPSON, VERNON ROBERT "BOB," 90, passed away on April 1, 2013.

He was a plumbing contractor and the owner and operator of Valley Service and an Army veteran of World War II and Korea, where he served his country with honor and distinction.

Survivors include his children, Michael M. Thompson (Debbie) and Letty Diana Newton (Bud Baird); grandchildren, Joshua Thompson (Stacey) and Beau Newton; great-grandchildren, Hadley, Max and Jack; his sister, Doris Anz; half-sister, Sharon; lifelong friend, Norma Schultz; and former son-in-law, Stanley Newton.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Hwy., with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation will be 2- 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorial gifts may be made to Hosparus.

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Owen Funeral Home
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Published in The Courier-Journal on Apr. 2, 2013