SSgt Gregory Matthew ThompsonMarch 26, 1976 ~ August 18, 2017 (age 41)
Gregory Matthew “Matt” Thompson, 41, of Flaherty, KY passed away Friday, August 18, 2017 at his residence.
SSgt Thompson was retired from the United States Marine Corps & a veteran of the Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was a 1994 graduate of Meade County High School where he was a member of the Meade County Baseball Team.
He was preceded in death by a paternal grandfather, Sam Brooks; a paternal grandmother, Eula Thompson; a maternal grandfather, Raymond Rucker.
Four children, Dylan Thompson, Blake Thompson, Carter Thompson, Jaxson Thompson; his parents, Dale & Carol Thompson of Flaherty, KY; one sister, Shannon Thompson Smith of Gatlinburg, TN; four nephews, Austin Smith, Dalton Smith & his wife, Lexi, Conner Smith, Zachary Smith; his grandmother, Jean Rucker; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, family & friends.
Visitation will be from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM Tuesday at Coffey & Chism Funeral Home, 769 Highland Ave., Vine Grove, KY.
A graveside service with military honors for Mr. Thompson will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY. (Family & friends will be meeting at the funeral home at 10:30 AM Wednesday and the funeral procession will be leaving the funeral home at 10:40 AM to go to the cemetery for graveside services).
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to:
Attention: Meade County Baseball Team (Matt Thompson Memorial), 938 Old State Road, Brandenburg, KY 40108.