LAFAYETTE, Ind. —
Donald C. Thompson, 71, of Lafayette, passed away at 11:28 a.m. EDT Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Hospital East in Lafayette.
He was born March 24, 1942, in Fountain County, Ind., the son of the late Marcus W. and Helen Witsman Thompson.
Survivors include one sister, Cathy Bowlin and one brother, Fred (Glenda) Thompson both of Lafayette; and nieces and nephews, Tony Bowlin, Hillary Basden, Mark Thompson, Kenny Thompson, Jeff Thompson, Keith Thompson and Kelli Hodgsen.
Donald attended Cates Grade School and Mount Herman Church in Howard, Ind. He loved watching the Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs. Donald also enjoyed reading and spending time with his family.
Graveside services and burial: 10 a.m. EDT Saturday, May 4, at Miller Cemetery in Lodi, Ind. Officiating: Rev. Justin Schlessinger-Devlin. There will be no visitation.
DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Ind., in charge of arrangements. Condolences: www.deverterfuneralhome.com.