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Laun E. Thompson
(11-22-1934 - 02-03-2017)

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Laun E. Thompson transitioned from this earth on February 3, 2017 at Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin. He was the beloved husband of Mary Thompson. They shared 43 years of marriage together. Born in Gibson County, Jackson, TN he was the son of Almira Elder Thompson and Cecil Mayfield Thompson Sr. He was employed and retired from McGrath Buick in Elgin for 45 years as a Sr. Auto Body Technician. He is survived by his wife Mary, three children Cora Lee Thompson, Mike (Cindy) Thompson and Launetta Thompson all from Elgin; two grandchildren, Jason Thompson of Elgin, Cara (Malcolm) Woolridge, of Schaumburg; two great grandchildren, Brianna and Sabrina Woolridge of Schaumburg; sister Gatrice Thornton of Kansas City, MO; brother Lee (Lucille) Thompson of Flint, MI; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters Dora Thompson, Jewel Savage, Violett Thompson, Robbie Hinkle; three brothers Lacy Thompson, Ben Thompson, Cecil M. Thompson Jr; daughter-in-law Cindy Thompson and beloved nephew, Cecil (Sonny) L. Thompson. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 3:00 PM in the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. Burial will be private in Bluff City Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 2:00 PM until the time of services. 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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