Former Chesterton resident Tony Verlin Thompson of Sweetwater, Tenn., died
Thursday at his home. He was 54.
He is survived by sons Aaron Thompson of Sweetwater and Brandon Thompson of
Portage; parents Bruce and Loney Huskey Thompson of Sweetwater;
grandchildren Patrick Thompson and Alivia Thompson; brothers Tom Thompson of
Chesterton, Richard Thompson of Indiana, and Randy Thompson of Sweetwater;
and sister Connie Kesler of Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his sisters Kathy Thompson and Kelli Thompson.
He was a retired steel worker and a self-employed painter.
Funeral services were held Saturday evening at Loudon Funeral Home Chapel,
with the Rev. Calloway Nichols officiating. Interment was held on Sunday in
the Reed Springs Cemetery, Philadelphia, Tenn. Visitation was held Saturday
prior to the service at the church. Arrangements were handled by Loudon
Funeral Home of Loudon, Tenn.