Dennis Charles Thompson


Dennis Charles Thompson, 79 of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on May 16, 2023. Dennis was born in Dodge City, Kansas on March 25, 1944. Dennis worked for 38 years as a chemist for Eli Lilly &Co with his name on many Lilly patents. He was a volunteer at Hunger Inc. food pantry for 33 years. He is survived by his wife Judy (Zeider, Betts), son David (Connie) Betts grandchildren Allison and Emily; son Shane (Sarah) Thompson grandchildren Lily, Willow, Cami, Maddox, Audrey; son Bill (Amy) Betts grandchildren Zachary and Jacob; daughter Rachel (Phil) Odenkirk grandchildren Virginia, Caroline, Kumar; niece Kelly (Melissa) Thompson-Burgess; sister-in-laws Debby Thompson and Kathie Zeider. He was preceded in death by his parents Chares and Lillian (Holderman) Thompson and his brother Larry Thompson. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday May 27th at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 600 Paul Hand Blvd, Franklin Indiana. Calling will be 10:00 am to noon with the celebration of life following. Cremated remains to be buried at Crown Hill Cemetery at a later date. In leu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice. Final arrangements entrusted to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory-Greenwood Chapel.