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Donald Thompson

October 16, 1936 - March 16, 2016

Burial Date January 1, 1970

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Donald “Darold” Russell Thompson, 79, passed away March 16, 2016, at 2:46 p.m. at Bluffton Hospital. Donald was born October 16, 1936 in Maysville, Ohio to the late Homer and Mabel Irlgen Thompson. On June 28, 1959 he married Elaine Basinger Thompson who survives.
Donald retired from Roundy’s, Lima as a maintenance man. After retirement, he worked as a mower for the Village of Bluffton. He had been the fire chief for the Beaverdam-Richland Fire Department for many years. He loved his family, his grandchildren, woodworking, sports, football and especially the Ohio State Buckeyes. He graduated from Cory-Rawson High School and served his country as a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors also include a son, Robert Denise Thompson of Bluffton; a daughter, Kathie Randy Swisher of Versailles, Ohio, three grandchildren, Brian Nikki Swisher, Kristie fiancé Scott Partika Swisher, Kaitlin Thompson; and a brother, Homer Roberta Thompson of Findlay.
Donald was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Renee Thompson and two brothers, Clifford and Raymond Thompson.
Visitation will be Friday, March 18, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton. A private family service will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to Beaverdam-Richland Fire & Rescue or to Bluffton EMS.

 

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