Douglas Leroy Thompson, age 78, of Elizabethtown, KY, passed away Monday, May 15, 2023, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was a retired P.E. teacher from Hart County, co-owner of Thompson Trucking and attended Calvary Baptist Church. After retirement, he spent much of his time enjoying the outdoors on a golf course where he perfected his game.
He was the son of the late Armond Thompson and the late Mabel Cottrell Thompson. He is also preceded in death by a son, Stacy Len Thompson and two sisters, Linda Wilkerson and Brenda Martin.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of 58 years, Linda Thompson; three daughters, Amy Mathews (Landon), Bardstown, KY, Marci Kauffeld (Jerry), Elizabethtown, KY, Erina Duvall (Brant), Leitchfield, KY; one son, Anthony Thompson (Kara), North Port, FL; nine grandchildren, Chelsea, Ryne, Connor, Natalie, Lauren, Josie, Brendan, Kenzie, Maddie; four great grandchildren, Reid, Emma, Jack, Mallory; three sisters, Martha Smith (Charles), Mammoth Cave, KY, Patricia Cowan, Louisville, KY, Vanessa Thompson, Cub Run, KY; two brothers, Ralph Thompson (Kaye), Cub Run, KY, Kelly Thompson, Jeffersonville, IN.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM CT on Wednesday, May17, 2023 and from 8:00 AM-11:00 AM CT on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at Brooks Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 11:00 AM CT Thursday, May 18, 2023 at Brooks Funeral Home. Interment will be at Memory Park Cemetery, Bonnieville, KY.
In honor of Doug's memory, golf attire is encouraged but not required.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.brooksfuneralhomeky.com