Norman George "Norm" Thompson
|Father: William Franklin Thompson|
|Mother: Lavina May ( Blades ) Thompson|
|Marital Status: Married|
|Resided in: Monticello, Indiana, all his life.|
|Funeral Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018|
|Funeral Location: Private Family Services will be held.|
|Burial will take place:
Private Family Burial in the I.O.O.F. Riverview Cemetery of rural Monticello, Indiana. |
|Visitation will be:
Private Family Services will be held. |
Norm had lived in the Monticello area all his life and was 1952 graduate of the Roosevelt High School of Monticello, Indiana. After graduation from high school, Norm, entered the United States Navy, serving from 1952 till 1955. Norm went to boot camp in San Diego, California. He was stationed at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida. In 1954, Norm, served on the U.S.S Midway Air Craft Carrier in the Mediterranean Sea, serving in the same area that his father served in 1943 and 1944 in World War II. His father, William, and eleven uncles served in World War II. In 1956, Norm, entered his father’s business as a masonry contractor, working on several commercial and residential projects in the area. After his fathers death he taught his two sons, David and Danny the trade. The Thompson’s have been doing masonry work in the area for well over one hundred years, since 1913. Norm also attended the Indiana Police Academy. He served on the Monticello Police Department for over ten years, and served as Chief of Police from 1972 to 1975. He was a member of the Monticello Christian Church of Monticello, Indiana. Norm was also a member of the White County F.O.P. (Fraternal Order of Police) #123 for over 50 years, Bricklayer Union Member, Libanus Masonic Lodge F&AM #154, and the American Legion Post #81, all of Monticello, Indiana. He was a former member of the VFW Post #2231, AmVets #91, Moose Lodge, Goodfellows of Monticello, Indiana. Norm received The Gideon Gold Bible award. Norm also was considered as a candidate for the White County Sheriff, and the mayor of Monticello, Indiana. He enjoyed the great outdoors, fishing, hunting and trapping. Norm never met a stranger, and always had a joke handy to brighten up your day. |
|Memorial Information: In Lieu of flowers memorials to the White County, Indiana, F.O.P. 123 (Shop with a Cop), P.O. Box 356, Monticello, INndiana, 47960.|
|Marriage Information: On August 14, 1953, in Monticello, Indiana, he married Carolyn S. Wiltse; she survives.|
|Survivors include: |
Carolyn S. Thompson, of Monticello, Indiana;
Carrie Thompson of Monticello, Indiana;
Laci Thompson and
Four (4) Great-Grandchildren.
|Preceded in Death: |
Williams Franklin & Lavina May (Blades) Thompson;
David Thompson and Danny Thompson.
|Arrangements by: |
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.