It is our sad duty to announce to everyone our father Raymond Thompson, Chairman of the IMA, passed away on January 22, 2020,
after a short illness. Upon returning home from the hospital, he suffered a setback and past away Wednesday afternoon.
Our father was a Life time member of Muskies Inc since 1977. He helped the startup of the South Side Musky Hawks. Was one of
the original founders of the Illini Muskies Alliance. A long time Chairman of the IMA, inducted into the Muskies Inc. Hall of
Fame and the IMA Hall of Fame.
Dad dedicated his life to improving Musky fishing in Illinois. Dad and Uncle Warren spent many tireless hours sharing their
knowledge, which contributed to the growth and expansion of musky fishing.
We will send out additional information as soon as we know more. Please feel free to pass this information along to anyone
who may have inadvertently missed.
Bernadette, Michael, Jacquelyn and Luke Thompson
Blake-Lamb Funeral Home
4727 W. 103rd St.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
The wake will be on Monday January 27 from 3-8pm.
The funeral will be Tuesday, January 28 at 10am.