American Veteran 01

Edwin "Snuff" Thompson

April 3, 1950 ~ January 2, 2020 (age 69)

Obituary Image


Edwin R. “Snuff” Thompson, age 69 of Lincoln, NE (formerly Nebr. City) passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at the Tabitha Martha House in Lincoln.

He was born on April 3, 1950 in Nebraska City, NE; the son of Arthur Dewey and Ruth Lucille (Chaney) Thompson.  He attended school in Nebraska City and then went on to Lincoln Nebraska Technical Community College where he studied Auto Mechanics.

On April 20, 1970 he entered the United States Army and proudly served his country in Vietnam.  He was honorably discharged on January 11, 1972.  He drove truck for many years for Consolidated Freightways (CF) and worked at Concrete Industries both in Nebraska City and Lincoln, NE.  He was a member of the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars).

He is survived by his children:  Tony Thompson (Shanda) and Jeana Thompson all of Wichita, KS, Vicky Smith (Dylan) of Lincoln, NE; six grandchildren:  Alexis Patterson (Kyle), Killian Russell and Paige Jasnoski all of Wichita, KS, Aryana Russell of Plattsmouth, NE, Harlow Smith and Kannon Smith both of Lincoln, NE; 3 great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Sharon Thompson of Nebr. City, NE; numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father on Feb. 1, 1986, his mother on Feb. 17, 2010 and a brother Jerry Thompson on Oct. 15, 2014.

Memorials may be given to the Wounded Warrior Project in his memory.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Edwin "Snuff" Thompson, please visit our floral store.


January 7, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gude Mortuary
403 S. 9th St.
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Memorial Service
January 8, 2020

1:00 PM
Gude Mortuary
403 S. 9th St.
Nebraska City, NE 68410

© 2020 Gude Mortuary. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA