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Richard Thompson

March 11, 1954 July 22, 2019
Richard Thompson
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Obituary for Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson, age 65 of Lapeer, formerly of Oxford, passed away July 22, 2019. He was born in Goodrich, MI on March 11, 1954, and was the youngest of eight children. Rich was a meticulous and skilled carpenter for many years. He was an over the road trucker for 30 years and logged over a million accident free miles. Rich loved to stay busy building furniture and working on various crafts. He loved classic cars and attending car shows with his wife Kathy at his side. His 1937 Chevy Sedan was dear to him and won many awards. Rich loved his family and they loved him. He will be deeply missed by many.

Rich is survived by his wife Kathy of 22 years; children, Danny Thompson, Shilo (Scott) Lockrey, Matt (Amy) Thompson, Kelly Yancy, Donald Thompson, Allen (Lacey) Pitts, and Tyler (Alisha) Jetton; 15 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; brothers Jim (Mary Ann) Thompson, Dan (Mary) Thompson; sister Alta (Dave) Garlick.

Rich was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Leona Thompson; brothers Leo Thompson, Herb Thurber, and Don Thurber; sister Donna Engelman.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 26th at 11:00 a.m. at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel in Lapeer. Friends may visit on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.


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Visitation

Friday

26

Jul

9:00 AM 7/26/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel

542 Liberty Park
Lapeer, MI 48446

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel
542 Liberty Park Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Memorial Service

Friday

26

Jul

11:00 AM 7/26/2019 11:00:00 AM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel

542 Liberty Park
Lapeer, MI 48446

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel
542 Liberty Park Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

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