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Clarence Thompson

Clarence Thompson

Clarence Wilbur Thompson, 80, of Lenzburg, IL, born January 21, 1935 in Clarmin, IL, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at his residence with family at his side. Mr. Thompson honorably served his country in the United States Army. He was a cabinet maker and also worked for New Athens School Dist. #60 as a bus driver and custodian. He was also a former member of the Lenzburg Fire Dept. and the Steeleville Sportsman’s Club.

Mr. Thompson was preceded by his parents, Lyman Henry and Rose (Hall) Thompson, 1 son; David Ray Thompson, 1 gr. granddaughter; Markie Josephine Brumley, 5 brothers and 3 sisters.

Clarence is survived by his wife Cecilia Ann, nee Frisch, Thompson, 2 daughters; Rebecca Ann Thompson of Lenzburg, IL and Barbara Kay (Daniel) Marcus of Marissa, IL 1 son; Andrew Jason Thompson of Lenzburg, IL, 1 sister; Mary (Ralph) Griebel of Lenzburg, IL 8 grandchildren and 1 gr. grandchild.

Memorials in Mr. Thompson’s honor may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at United Methodist Church in New Athens, IL

Funeral: Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at United Methodist Church in New Athens, IL with Rev. Doug Stewart officiating. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Freeburg, IL..
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Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Administrator says:

    Daddy I will miss you so very much! Life just will not be the same without you!

    Posted by: Barbara Marcus – Marissa, IL – Daughter Jul 27, 2015

  2. Administrator says:

    I’ll always remember his smile and look of contentment. Prayers to the family.

    Posted by: Rick Cavalier Jul 29, 2015

  3. Administrator says:

    Sorry to hear of Uncle Clarence’s passing. My condolences to the family. I am sure he will be greatly missed. Sorry that everyone is so busy that we couldn’t spend more time together.

    Posted by: tom thompson – modesto, IL – nephew Jul 30, 2015

  4. Administrator says:

    Clarence was a great friend of mine. I enjoyed working with him and appreciate all the knowledge he shared with me.

    Posted by: Terry Smith – Marissa, IL – friend and co-worker Aug 01, 2015

  5. Administrator says:

    dad it has been 6 mounths sicen you left us but there is not a min that gose buy that I DONT THINK ABOUT YOU I REALLY MISS YOU BUT I SEE YOU AND HERE YOUR VOICE AND I AM WHISING YOU A MERRY CHRISTAMS AND I HOPE EVERY ONE IS DOING FINE IN HEAVEN I GO TO THE CEMETY EVER DAY TO MAKE SURE THAT EVRY THING IS OK BUT THIS YEAR FOR CHRISTAMS I TOOK CARE OF THE SHOPPING FOR MOM AND YOU LIKE IT I LOVE YOU DAD AND ALWAYS WILL
    LOVE BECKY

    Posted by: BECKY THOMPSON – lenzburg, IL – dugther Dec 15, 2015

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