2010-01-09 / Obituaries

Stanley Thompson

Stanley Thompson, 77, of Millersport died Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 30, 2009, in Columbus following an extended illness. He was born May 29, 1932 in Gore, the son of the late Oscar and Gladys (Walters) Thompson.

He worked at Rockwell International in Heath for many years and, after retiring, enjoyed working with his dump truck. He also considered himself a farm boy and loved his tractors.

He is survived by his loving family: His wife, Virginia, whom he married on May 27, 2007; his children, Darla (Roger) Foltz of Newark, Brenda (Terry) Amspaugh of Millersport, Rick (Cindy) Thompson of Thornville, Brian (Heidi) Thompson of Buckeye Lake, Gene (Karen) Thompson of Frankfort; his step-children, Lenora (Vince) West of Zanesville, Gary (Beth) Gilgien of Thornville and Anna (Arista) Spotts of Clarksville, Tenn.; his 22 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Janice (Flowers) Thompson in 1988; his grandson, Steven; his sister; and his three brothers.

Services celebrating his life were held Jan. 4 in the Fairfield Beach United Methodist Church. Burial was at Floral Hills Memory Gardens near Lancaster.

Memorials may be directed to the Fairfield Beach United Methodist Church.

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