The Washington Times-Herald

November 12, 2013

Brayton Thompson

Sept. 20, 1932 - Nov. 7

---- — EDINBURGH — Brayton Andrew Thompson, 81, died at 12:15 p.m. Thursday at Prairie Village.

Born Sept. 20, 1932, in Washington, he was the son of Bruce Cameron and Julia (McFarland) Thompson.

A 1949 graduate of Washington High School, he worked 16 years as a semi truck driver, was a supervisor at US Railway, director of training for Superior Training Services, and owned and operated his own construction company, BT Construction. He was a member of Bethel Holiness Church in Columbus.

He is survived by his wife, Imogene (Krodel) Thompson of Columbus; three daughters, Marsha (James) Blake of Washington, Annette Thompson of Columbus, and Angela Mickelson of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Rev. Robert Thompson; and two sisters, Marcella Baker of Garden Grove, Calif., and Freida Traylor of Washington.

He is preceded in death by one daughter, two brothers and one sister.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Gill Funeral Home, with Rev. Robert Thompson and Nathan Shockley officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Visitation was from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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