William Merle Thompson Col., USAF (Ret.) William Merle Thompson, age 84, passed away on March 13, 2017, in his home in Clifton, Virginia. A husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, he grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, and graduated from the University of Kansas. He served 30 years in the US Air Force as a fighter pilot, instructor, and aircraft accident investigator, including a tour in Vietnam from 1966-1967. After retirement in 1986, he served an additional 23 years in defense contracting in the Washington, DC area. His funeral service will be scheduled later in Arlington National Cemetery.
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