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Obituary for Kevin Leslie Thompson
Kevin Leslie Thompson, age 47, of Paris, IL passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at Twins Lakes Rehab Center in Paris. Kevin was born on July 19, 1966 to Ralph Emerson Thompson and Juanita Rose (Hammer) Thompson. He was a lifelong resident of the Edgar County area and was a member of the Southern Baptist Church, Aktion Club and participated in the Special Olympics. He loved to sing, play the drums, shooting pool and taking walks. Kevin was a very loving person, never met a stranger and greatly enjoyed being with his friends. He is survived by one brother, Bill Thompson of Paris; two nephews: Neil Thompson of Kentucky and Bill Thompson of Idaho and all his friends and staff at the Austin House. He was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 16, 2013 at 4 p.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Oakland. Visitation will be held one hour prior starting at 3 p.m. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Austin House in Paris.