WATERLOO — Carroll Dean Thompson, 90, of Walnut Ridge, Ark., formerly of Waterloo, died Sunday, Jan. 7, at Lawrence Hall Nursing Center in Walnut Ridge.
He was born Aug. 8, 1927, in Wallingford, son of Clarence and Alvina Gleason Thompson. He married Marlene Strauser on April 20, 1957, in Waterloo. She died Nov. 25, 2010.
Carroll was employed at Titus Manufacturing for 23 years, worked for Black Hawk County for four years and retired from Chamberlain Manufacturing. He was a member of Hagerman Baptist Church and Burton Avenue Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army, in Germany, as a military policeman from 1945-1949.
Survived by: a son, David Thompson of Doniphan, Mo.; two daughters, Rhonda (Bill) Wise of Doniphan, and Ramona Thompson of Warsaw, Mo.; two brothers, Merlyn and Ronald, both of Waterloo; a grandson, Joshua Wise; and two great-grandsons, Oliver and Remington.Preceded in death by: a sister, Evelyn Dray.
Services: 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway, with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery where military rites will be conducted by Iowa Army Honor Guard. Visitation will be for an hour before services Friday.
Condolences may be left at www.hagartywaychoffgrarup.com.