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Glenn Edward Thompson
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Birth: Jul. 28, 1949
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 2007
Independence
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

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 
 
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 Children:
  Eric Thompson (1974 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Created by: Deb
Record added: Nov 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23162464
Glenn Edward Thompson
Added by: Deb
 
 
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- Jean ღ
 Added: Mar. 13, 2013
happy birthday on heaven
- just me
 Added: Jul. 8, 2012
Just learned today that Eric has passed away. 8`(
- Deb
 Added: Dec. 6, 2011
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