Earl J. “Bud” Thompson, 84, of Aledo, IL passed away Thursday, February 23, 2023 at Aledo Rehabilitation and Health Care. The visitation will be Monday, February 27, 2023 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Funeral services are 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at Fippinger Funeral Home. Interment is in the Aledo Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be left to the Mercer County Fairground.
Bud was born September 13, 1938 in Galesburg, IL to Earl and Sylvia Anderson Thompson. He graduated from Aledo High School.
He owned and operated the family farm. He was a member of the Mercer County Farm Bureau.
Bud enjoyed fishing, trapping and hunting.
Survivors include two sisters, Verla Thompson; Eleanor “Curly" McAtee both of Aledo; one brother-in-law, Charles "Chuck" Leary of Little York; several nieces and nephews.
Bud was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Clair and Carl Thompson; two sisters, Kathleen Leary and Wanda Fausett.
The family is very appreciative of Aledo Rehabilitation and Health Care for the amazing care Bud received.