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Barney Ralph Thompson (1921 - 1991)

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Barney Ralph Thompson
Born in Warren County, Kentuckymap
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Husband of [private wife (1930s - 2010s)]
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Died in Plainfield, Indianamap
Profile last modified | Created 4 May 2018
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Categories: United States Army, World War II | United States Navy, World War II | Warren County, Kentucky | Hendricks County, Indiana.

World War II
Barney Thompson participated in the Second World War.
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Barney was born in 1921. He was the son of Homer Thompson and Ova Etta Sprouse.[1]

He married Heidi Maria Kaser 14 Jan 1955 in Aalen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.[1]



INDIANAPOLIS Barney R. Thompson

Barney R. Thompson, 69, died Wednesday at Plainfield Healthcare Center. He was a resident of Indianapolis.

He was born July 30,1921, in Bowling Green, Ky. His parents were Homer C. Thompson and Ova E. (Sprouse) Thompson. He was married to Heidi (Kaser) Thompson. She survives. Other survivors include a son, Barney T. Thompson of Indianapolis; three daughters, Ann E. Taylor of Indianapolis, Carmen M. Reichard of Plainfield and Darlene K. Paradise of Indianapolis; a sister, Marguerite T. Causey of Las Vegas; six grandchildren; five stepgrand-children; and five stepgreat-grand-children.

He worked for Transcon Trucking for 10 years before retiring in 1981. He was a truck driver. He belonged to Teamsters Local 135 and Valley Mills Christian Church in Indianapolis.

He was an Army and Navy veteran of World War II. The Rev. Robert F. Carter will conduct a service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Forest Lawn Wilson-St. Pierre Funeral Home in White River Township. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. [2]


He passed away in 1991 and is buried in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana, USA. [2][3][4]


  • Source: BTHOMPSON Thompson, Barney. The Thompson Family of Prince Edward County, Virginia, Butler and Trigg Counties, Kentucky and the Florida Parishes of Louisiana: The Descendants of Thomas Thompson, 1740-1810. Indianapolis, IN: B. Thompson, 1995
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Source: #BTHOMPSON p. 236
  2. 2.0 2.1 Find A Grave: Memorial #114721170
  3. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 [1]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015.
  4. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [2]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2014.
  • 1930 United States Federal Census [3]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2002.
  • New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [4]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.
  • 1940 United States Federal Census [5]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.

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