George Reed Thompson, 82, of Vaughn, MT, passed away September 6, 2018 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 15th at 11 AM in the Rose Room Chapel at Croxford Funeral Home.
George was born in Beaver, Utah on April 27, 1936 to Warren and Pearl Thompson. George grew up in Beaver.
He joined the Air Force in 1954, which brought him to Great Falls, where he met and married Barbara Allen in 1956. Together they raised five children. They later divorced in 1977.
Betty “Grandma Betty” joined the family in 1978, spending several years together before separating. In 2002 George found Claudia, his partner for the last 16 years.
George was a Boy Scout Leader, an active member of his community and helped develop and install the water system in Vaughn.
George could fix or build anything. He had a very strong work ethic and was the proud owner and operator of Thompson Excavating.