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Johnnie Elmer Thompson

January 24, 1948 — January 7, 2022

Johnnie Elmer Thompson, 73, of Somerset, passed away Friday, January 7, 2022 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born January 24, 1948 in Rockcastle County; son of the late Grover & Bessie Syble (Mink) Thompson. He worked as a drywall installer. Throughout his life he enjoyed outdoors activities including hunting, camping, & fishing and spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Sue (Bumgardner) Thompson; a daughter Melissa & (Ken) Upchurch of Monticello and two grandchildren, Chelsea Lauren Thompson & (Joshua) of Somerset and Jackson McKinley Upchurch of Monticello.

He is preceded in death by his parents and a half-brother, James Harold Evans.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, January 13, 2022 at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Marvin Cromer officiating.

Burial will be in Bobbitt Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

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Thursday, January 13, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home

5900 US Hwy No. 27, Science Hill, KY 42553

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