|Birth: ||Jul. 28, 1949|
|Death: ||Nov. 28, 2007|
Glenn was born to Ed & Florence Thompson at St Joseph Hospital in Kansas City MO and was a life-long resident of the KC area. He graduated from Southeast High School in 1967, and attended Penn Valley Community College for 2 years. In October 1969, Glenn married his high school sweetheart, Janet, and their son Eric was born in 1975. Glenn worked as a processing supervisor for the Commerce Bank, retiring after 28 years, then drove a shuttle bus for Budget Rent-a-car at KCI for about 5 years.
As a young boy, Glenn was a member of Boy Scout Troop 115 and attended Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
Glenn loved cars, especially the 50s and 60s models, with the 1959 Ford Fairlane being among his favorites. He also enjoyed working with wood.
Over the last several years, Glenn became quite proficient in locating old friends on the internet, reuniting with childhood buddies; reliving old memories and creating new ones. He was the "glue" that kept many of us together.
Glenn died at the Centerpoint Medical Center after a very short battle with cancer. Glenn was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by wife Janet, Lees Summit, son Eric of Belton, sister Gail Good and husband Gary of Tulsa OK, nieces Joy & Grace Good, Kelsey Chandler, Diane Zurn, and Michelle Franks; nephews Ryan Chandler and Peter Zurn.
His ashes are being taken to Oklahoma by his sister and placed near the ashes of his parents.
Glenn was a good and gentle soul, and will be missed by all who knew him.
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Glenn recently took one of those silly email questionaires:
Monday, September 24, 2007 10:14 PM
Were you named after anyone? yes
When was the last time you cried? Saturday
Do you like your handwriting? No
What is your favorite lunchmeat? bologna
Do you have kids? 1
If you were another person, would you be friends with you? yes
Do you use sarcasm a lot? not as much
Do you still have your tonsils? yes
Would you bungee jump? no thanks
Favorite cereal? cheerios
Do you untie your shoes before you take them off? Yes
Are you strong? Sometimes yes,sometimes no
Favorite ice cream? Chocolate
What is the first thing you notice about a person? their face
What is your least favorite thing about yourself? I can be weak
Who do i miss the most? mom and dad
What is the last thing you ate? some fritos
What are you listening to right now? my heart beat
What color of crayon would you be? orange
What is your favorite smell? fresh bread
Who is the last person you talked to on the phone? Janet
What is your favorite sport? car racing
You hair color? brown
Your eye color? hazel
Contacts or glasses? still wear glasses
Your favorite food? a good roast beef
Do you prefer happy or sad endings? i'd rather see a happy ending
What is the last movie you watched? The Longest Day on tv
What are you wearing? a red shirt, tan pants
Do you prefer summer or winter? summer
Hugs or kisses? both of course
Your favorite desert? chocolate malt
What is the last book you read? i haven't read a book in quite a while but it was my friend Kims about the tragedies in her life
What did you watch on TV last night? I watched a lot of stuff, I'm a flipper
Favorite sound? my wife's voice especially her laugh
Farthest you have been from home? orlando fla
Any special talents? no real special talents
Where were you born? in the hood, kcmo 31st and troost
Eric Thompson (1974 - 2011)*
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Deb
Record added: Nov 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23162464