Rev. Jim Hazelrigg officiated at the services. Burial followed in Trigg Memory Acres in Cadiz.
Mr. Compton died on Thursday, June 1, 2006, at 5:15 p.m., at his residence following a short illness.
Mr. Compton was born on June 15, 1957, in Cadiz. He was the son of the late Elvis and Jessie Jones Compton.
Mr. Compton was employed by Trad Co. in Hopkinsville; was a member of Pennyrile Bee Keepers; Golden Pond Grotto; Volunteer at LBL Nature Station; and was a member of Roaring Springs Christian Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a nephew, James Gamboe.
Survivors include his wife, Connie Wall Compton of Herndon; brother, Bill Compton of Herndon; sister, Dorothy Gamboe of San Diego, Calif.; nephew, Robert Gamboe; and a niece, Amber Gamboe.
Serving as pallbearers were Donnie Thomas, Gayle Terrell, Russell Kyler, Mike Harris, Freddie Hoy, Neal Farmer, Kenneth Futrell, and Eddie Haddock.
Becky Oliver, pianist, provided the music.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christian Care Community Chapel Fund, 2310 Faulkner Dr., Hopkinsville, KY 42240, or Cadiz Gideon Camp, P.O. Box 65, Cadiz, KY 42211.