Date of birth: 5 May 1930 Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 8 Feb 2002 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, February 9, 2002
John D. Compton John D. Compton, 71, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, at Paris Memorial in Franklin. He was a resident of Columbus. He was born May 5, 1930, in Greenwood. His parents were Roscoe and Bonnie (Barker) Compton. He married Joan B. (Billingsley) Compton. She survives. Other survi- vors include a son, John Michael Compton of Franklin; two daughters, LuAnn Followell and Linda Crippen, both of Colum- bus; a sister, Laura VanVleet of Franklin; and four grand- children. He was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters. He was employed for 45 years as a laborer by Taylor Bros. Construction in Columbus, having retired in 1990. He was a member of LaborerŐs Union 741. A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh. Arrange- ments are being handled by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 9135 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46209- 7109.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey