Gary Thomas Compton, beloved Louisville native, born June 6th, 1953, died unexpectedly on March 31st, 2022, while surrounded by his loved ones. He was 68 years old.
Making friends wherever he went, Gary loved sports, horse racing, and Nascar, almost as much as he loved his family. Once 18 years old, Gary enlisted and dedicated 4 years to the Airforce. Not long after, he became a semi-truck driver. At 44, Gary further extended his family with wife, Heather Compton, and her two children, Kristine and Joshua.
Gary was predeceased by his mother, Alma, and his siblings, Jim, Donnie, Gail, and Bobby, and mother-in-law, Barbara Roach.
Gary is survived by his wife, his children, and his sister and her husband, Carol and Howard Hill.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, April 11, 2022 at Faith Baptist Bible Church, Lebanon Junction, KY.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2:30 PM, Monday, April 25, 2022 at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY.
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