Kendall Thompson, age 78, of 130 Mountain View Circle, Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Chicago, Illinois, he was a son of the late Forrest and Jane Craft Thompson.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Thompson was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Thompson Feldman.
Survivors include his wife, Stefanie “Sam” Barth-Thompson, of the home; four children, Michael A. Thompson, Branson, Missouri, Tina M. Thompson, State Line, IN, Victoria L. Thompson, San Diego, CA, and Mark A. Thompson and wife Na, Lafayette, CO; Step children, Michael Barth and wife Benadette, Danville, IL, and Jennifer Sartain, Bluff City, TN; grandchildren, Brad Besse and wife Tina, Randall McMasters and wife Kathryn, and Mila Thompson; step grandchildren, Abigail Barth, Austin Barth, Toby Sartain, and Casey Sartain; great grandchildren, Kendall Besse. Kendall’s faithful and beloved companion, Shiloh.
The family will have a family visitation at the residence, 130 Mountain View Circle, Elizabethton on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 6:00 until 9:00 P.M. Private disposition will be held at a later date. Appalachian Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 800 E. Watauga Ave., is serving the Thompson family. (423) 928-6111