Josh Thompson

Joshua W. Thompson, 34, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, passed away at 9:25 a.m. Thursday, March 18, 2021, at Good Samaritan in Vincennes.

He was born Feb. 13, 1987, in Vincennes to Jeff and Theresa (Deisher) Thompson.

Josh worked as a boilermaker, had worked at Gemtron for many years, and loved being a stay at home dad. A member of the Rising Sun Christian Church, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding ATVs with his brothers. Josh was an outstanding man, loving husband, son, brother, and was thought of as a shining light by his family. He will be missed. Josh was best buddies to his dad and brothers.

Surviving are his wife, Whitney (Carson) Thompson, whom he married on Aug. 13, 2019; children, Ryden Ivers, Ryker Ivers, and Maxwell Thompson; his parents, Jeff and Theresa Thompson of Vincennes; brothers, Jeffery Thompson and his fiancee, Carrie Bloebaum, of Flat Rock, Illinois, and Joey Thompson and his wife, Azzle, of Russellville, Illinois; and his nieces and nephews, Tyler Thompson, Taiylar Thompson, Katie Thompson and Dixie Thompson.

Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. CDT Sunday at Rising Sun Christian Church, 13807 Rising Sun Road, Lawrenceville, Illinois.

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Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Joshua Thompson.