Funeral services for John “Bruce” Thompson, age 91, of Ruston, LA will be held graveside at Vienna Cemetery on hwy 167 in Vienna, LA. The service will begin at 2:00 PM on Monday, January 4, 2021. Visitation will precede the service at 1:00 PM at the cemetery. Mr. Thompson was born on Nov 2, 1929 in Swartz, LA and passed away Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020.
Mr. Thompson was a Korean War Veteran. He was a graduate of the State Police Academy and the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy. He enjoyed a successful career in law enforcement and retired as Captain of Louisiana State Police Troop F He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years Bennie Melle Thompson.
He is survived by his daughter, Shawn Moss and her husband Craig; his two grandsons, Corey and Blake Moss; his sister Irene Booth of Baton Rouge, LA; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank Premier Hospice Care for their love and support.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.