Glenn Roy Thompson, 79, of Conway, SC, formerly of Washington Court House, died Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at 12:45 p.m. at the McLeod-Loris Hospital in Loris, SC where he had been a patient the past week.
Mr. Thompson was born January 25, 1934, in Fayette County, near Sabina, Ohio to Floyd and Hester Harris Thompson. He lived most of his life in Washington Court House before moving to South Carolina in 2000.
He had worked at Morris Bean of Cedarville; formerly was a parts store clerk at Roney Auto Parts and later worked at Mid-Ohio Chemical for 12 years before his retirement in 1996.
Mr. Thompson was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Conway and the National Rifle Association.
He was preceded in death by his parents; by a brother, Johnny Thompson and two sisters, Minnie Stevens and Ruby Parrett.
Mr. Thompson is survived by his wife, the former Barbara Ruth Sells whom he married Sept. 21, 1955; a daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and William Heustess of Conway, SC; two grandchildren, John Philip and Bethany Heustess; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Vernon and Barbara Thompson of Wilmington, OH, Jimmy and Pat Thompson of Leesburg, OH and Bobby and Mary Ann Thompson of Washington C.H. and four sisters, Tillie Dunn and her husband, Dale, and Edna Cowman and her husband, Jimmy, all of Washington Court House, Betty Huff of Sewanee, Georgia and Donna Martindale and her husband, Bob, of Columbus, Ohio.
The funeral will be Monday, February 25, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. William Heustess, son-in-law of Mr. Thompson, officiating. Burial will follow in the Milledgeville-Plymouth Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 2-4 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Coastal Samaritan Counseling Center, 901 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 or the Trinity United Methodist Church, 198 Long Avenue, Conway, SC 29526.