Don Thompson, 65, of East Liverpool died October 14, 2016 at the St Elizabeth Health Care Center in Boardman OH following a year-long battle with Leukemia.
Don was born in Baldwin WI on September 28, 1951 a son of the late Gerhard J. and Nora H. (Hurtgen) Thompson. He graduated from Spring Valley High School. He worked as a COE installer having worked for many companies including the Army, various companies of Greenville OH and R.A. Telcom in East Liverpool.
Don was a Veteran of the United States Army having served during Vietnam and was a Lutheran by faith. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding 4 wheelers and enjoyed his pole shed that was affectionately referred to as his “Toy Box.”
Don is survived by his wife Becky A (Turner) Thompson whom he married May 3, 1980; a daughter: Nicole Sara of WI; 2 brothers: Ron Thompson of Spring Valley WI and Harold Thompson and his wife Mary also of Spring Valley WI; a sister: Ellen Myers and her husband Steve Piertz MN; a brother-in-law: Lloyd Fisher; four very dear friends: Ralph Turner, Dave Shultz, Steve Bee and Rick Garfield; two grandchildren; many nieces and nephews as well as 2 dogs that Don called the two damn hair shedding mongrels; Ink and Dink
In addition to his parents Don was preceded in death by a sister: Marilyn Fisher and a sister-in-law: Sue Thompson.
Family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Friday October 21, 2016 for 1-4pm.
Burial will take place in the United Presbyterian Cemetery of Calcutta at a later date.
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