Dwight H. Thompson, 75, of Greenville, passed away early Tuesday morning, January 21, 2014, at the Village Green Healthcare Center in Greenville.
He was born July 31, 1938 in Greenville, son of the late Robert and Delores (Boyer) Thompson. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Sondra Sue (Reed) Thompson, on September 26, 2012; a son-in-law, Greggory Livingston; a brother, Tommy Thompson; and a sister, Dixie Beckett.
Dwight was retired from Ramco Electric Motors. He was a veteran of the US Army and a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Greenville, the VFW Post 7262, American Legion Post 140, and Moose Lodge #329, all in Greenville. He had also served two terms as Commissioner of Greenville Boys Baseball, and was a proud member of the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard.
He is survived by his children, Craig (Tonia) Thompson of Greenville, and Carla (Mike) Otte of Maria Stein; grandchildren, Ashly (Josh) Shellhaas, Tasha Livingston, Nicole (Jeff) Gaylord; step grandchildren, Heather Shoenleben and Michael Shoenleben; a great grandson, Mahlon Greggory Shellhaas; a brother, Joe (Cheryl) Thompson, and a sister, Linda (Kerry) Ungericht all of Greenville; a sister-in-law, Gloria Thompson of Greenville; and several nieces and nephews.
Services with full military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, January25, at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, Greenville. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive Friday at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. with the Moose Lodge holding a Lodge of Sorrow at 7:45 p.m.
The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard or State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com