Jack Thompson, 80

Jack L. Thompson, 80, of Albion, passed away at 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City. Born Sept. 23, 1932, in Wolf Lake, he was the son of Chauncey G. and Lodema (Hile) Thompson.He was a lifetime resident of Noble County and attended Wolf Lake High School.On April 12, 1963, he married Betsy Ross.He worked at Goshen Rubber, Goshen for 39 years. He was a member of VFW, Wolf Lake, Whitley County F.O.P. Lodge for 49 years and Eagles Lodge #1906, Columbia City since 1965.Survivors include his wife, Betsy R. Thompson of Albion; two sons, Dennis K. Thompson of Syracuse and William L. Thompson of Madison; two sisters, Helen Mustin of Fort Wayne and Roxy Gibson of Columbia City and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wolf Lake Cemetery. The Whitley County Korean War Honor Guard will present graveside military rites.Please visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.