John Sibley Thompson, 75

Published 4:11 pm Wednesday, June 23, 2021

John Sibley Thompson

1945 – 2021

John Sibley Thompson, 75, died June 17, 2021 in Danville. Born December 21,1945 in Boston, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Joseph E. and Crystal Thode Thompson. He was a 1970 graduate of Centre College. John was a highway contractor and entrepreneur. He will be remembered for his caring spirit, work ethic, wisdom, humor, and love for his wife, family, and pets. When he wasn’t on a jobsite, John enjoyed cycling, scuba diving, fishing, and cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats.

John is survived by his wife Jayne Thompson; two daughters Lori Thompson (Mark) Finke and Tyler Thompson (Matt) Tapia; a son Travis (Roberta Challener) Thompson; two brothers Peter (Judy) Thompson and Steve (Ingrid) Thompson; and four grandchildren Samuel Finke, Alexander Finke, Forrest Thompson, and Wyatt Thompson.

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Private services were held. Memorial donations are suggested to Lewy Body Dementia Association – The online guestbook and our Hugs from Home program are available at