Friday, June 28, 2019

Albert Woodward Thompson

Mr. Albert Woodard Thompson, 72, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019. Albert was born April 22, 1947 in Fort Wayne to the late Woodard H. and Mary Frances (Catledge) Thompson. He was a graduate of Purdue University and served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. He retired from Phelps Dodge after working as a Mechanical Engineer for many years.

Surviving are his brothers, Richard Raynor Thompson and Martin Davis Thompson; cousins, Susan B. Bulla, Pamela (Ben) Catledge Kirk, Marsha (Jerry) Catledge Fulcher, Michael Craig (Deborah) Hardwick, and Carole Redus. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his cousin, Dennis F. Catledge; aunts, Margery Brown and Ann Hardwick; and uncle, Albert Catledge, Jr.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 11:30 AM at Memorial Park Cemetery, East John C. Stennis Drive, Louisville, Mississippi 39339. Visitation for Albert will be held Sunday, June 30, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Klaehn, Fahl, Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46819 and Saturday, July 6, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Porter Funeral Home, 302 West Park Street, Louisville, Mississippi 39339.

Contributions in Albert's memory may be made to Cancer Services of NE Indiana or Donor’s Choice. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Thompson family.