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SSgt Gregory Matthew Thompson

March 26, 1976 ~ August 18, 2017 (age 41)
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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.

Survivors include:
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.


 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
August 22, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Coffey and Chism Funeral Home
769 Highland Ave
Vine Grove, KY 40175

Graveside Service
Wednesday
August 23, 2017

11:00 AM
Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central
2501 North Dixie Boulevard
Radcliff, KY 40160


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