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Flinten Dean Thompson

Flinten Dean Thompson


Flinten Dean Thompson, 26, of Tilden, IL; born on September 9, 1995 in Red Wing, MN; passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021 in Coulterville, IL.

Flinten worked on a farm and loved everything about his job.  He enjoyed being outdoors and spending time with his friends.  Flinten always told his family he did not need a baby because he had everything he needed with his best friend and pet, Waylon.  He loved visiting his friends and had a big heart for any children, no matter who they were.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather – Charles Cox; maternal grandfather – Ronald Thompson; paternal grandmother – Mary Cox; uncle – Rick Cox; aunt – Tammy Cox.

Flinten is survived by his mother – Joy (Thompson) Merideth of St. Genevieve, MO; father – Timothy Cox of Granite City, IL; grandma – Dorothy Thompson; step dad – William Merideth; brother – Noah Thompson of St. Genevieve, MO; sister – Emily Thompson of St. Genevieve, MO. Nieces and nephews – Kobe Dodson, Kruz Dodson, Colten Thompson, and Aumora Wilhold; aunts and uncles – Ron (Breck) Thompson, Jim Thompson, Roger (Richard) Thompson, Jeff Cox, and Cindy Harsh.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for their wishes.

Visitation will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Paul Hahn officiating.

Interment will be held at Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Flinten was a likeable and lively boy at EAC. My sincere thoughts and prayers to his

  2. Kim Scott says:

    So very sorry for your loss. Prayer going up for your entire Family.

  3. Staci Renee says:

    So sorry for your loss. Sending my deepest condolences to the family.

  4. Lisa Rees says:

    Love you all, thoughts and prayers to you all, may Flint RIP. I will always cherish our memories ❤️

  5. The Cantrell Family says:

    So very sorry. My God’s love rest on your heavy hearts.

    • Debbie wills says:

      Loving thoughts and prayers from my family to yours. May God give you all the faith and strength to help you true this.

  6. Tina Manson Hill says:

    I’m with you in spirit during this difficult time and the days ahead Dorothy Thompson. It will be a heavy heart you are carrying, but you will get through this, as you have in the past.

  7. Mike & Barb Milam says:

    Our prayers are with you. So sorry.🙏

  8. Lori & Todd Brewer says:

    Please God out your hands on this family to help them through this time of loss..🙏🙏🙏

  9. Jeff and Lori wilson says:

    Love you all prayers and hugs may the good lord wrap his arms around you all ! Rest in peace

  10. Robert Clark says:

    My prayers are with you all

    • Denise Ebers says:

      My prayers and deepest sympathy for his family.

      • The copple's says:

        Our deepest sympathy. Flinten was a good boy. He had a temper. I’m glad we got spend a little time with him while he helped build our house. He was a great carpenter everything had to be exact.

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