Charles Edwin "Eddie" Thompson

Charles Edwin "Eddie" Thompson, 87 of Cecilia, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2023 at Baptist Health Hardin. He was a native of Hardin County, served in the National Guard, retired from Ft. Knox Civil Service as a Grounds Foreman and was a Farmer. He was a lifelong member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and a member of Knights of Columbus Council #1455 in Elizabethtown. Eddie loved his wife, children, and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Joseph and Gertrude Thomas Thompson; his siblings, Louis Thompson, John Thompson, Romy Thompson, Bob Thompson, Edith Laughlin, and Betty Brumfield. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Geraldine Bryant Thompson of Cecilia; four children, Jackie Ford (Johnnie) of New Haven, Alan Thompson (Dawn) of Hodgenville, Charles Thompson of Cecilia, and Sharon Kennedy (Chris) of Cecilia; two brothers, William "Bill" Thompson (Jeanie) of Cecilia and Norbie Thompson (Bonnie) of Rineyville; two sisters, Imogene Prang of Seattle, WA and Rose Mary Ryan of Cecilia; a brother-in-law, Eugene Bryant of Arizona; his sisters-in-law, Judy Thompson and Mary George Thompson, both of Louisville; seven grandchildren, Stephanie Lynch (John), Amanda Hite (Chris), Robbie Thompson, Tyler Thompson (Haley), Nick Kennedy, Eric Kennedy, and Daniel Kennedy; and 9 great-grandchildren, Nolan, Ezra, Zach, Charlie, Emma, Sam, Brylee, Easton, and Carson. The funeral is Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Burial follows in St. John Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. and continue after 9 a.m. Monday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the donor's favorite charity. Condolences may be expressed online at


Sunday, January 8, 2023 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Monday, January 9, 2023 starting at 11:00 AM
St. Ambrose Catholic Church

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