Don Thompson

September 28, 1951 - October 14, 2016
Don Thompson

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.

Friends and Family may view this obituary and leave online condolences at www.martinmacleanaltmeyer.com or by visiting our facebook page.


Visitation

Friday, October 21, 2016
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920
330-382-0600

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  • October 18, 2016
    Bill Hubble says:
    That's a great picture of Don. I wonder what he was thinking. Rest in peace Don, you will be missed.

  • October 19, 2016
    Ann Mason, Rod Corman and Bradley Herdmann says:
    Becky, I can remember Don giving Bradley his first Bacon at your hours. Everytime my 2 years old said please, he got another piece. He was a wonderful man and I know he loved you deeply. We love you

  • October 19, 2016
    Cindy Green lit a candle:
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  • October 19, 2016
    David Miller says:
    We are saddened for your loss Becky.Don was more than the neighbor at the end of the road.He was a true friend to Us up here on the hill.If you needed him he was always a call away.Don enjoyed plowing his road and Our drive.He always said the snow was never deep enough for that kubota.Im going to miss that white truck driving by and always giving a wave or stopping for a brief chat.Rest in peace Don. Sincerely, David, Lisa & Family.

  • October 22, 2016
    Uncle Bill and family lit a candle:
    Lit since October 22, 2016 at 10:43:33 AM