Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
Dwight H. Thompson, 75, Greenville, passed away in the early morning of Jan. 21, 2014, at the Village Green Healthcare Center, Greenville.
He was born July 31, 1938, in Greenville, to Robert and Delores (Boyer) Thompson. He married Sondra Sue Reed, who died Sept. 26, 2012.
Surviving are his children, Craig (Tonia) Thompson, Greenville, and Carla (Mike) Otte, Maria Stein; grandchildren, Ashly (Josh) Shellhaas, Tasha Livingston and Nicole (Jeff) Gaylord; stepgrandchildren, 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, Greenville; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son-in-law, Greggory Livingston; a brother, Tommy Thompson; and a sister, Dixie Beckett.
He was retired from Ramco Electric Motors. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Greenville, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7262, American Legion Post 140, and Moose Lodge 329, all in Greenville. He had also served two terms as commissioner of the Greenville Boys Baseball and was a proud member of the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, Greenville, with full military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Moose Lodge holding a Lodge of Sorrow at 7:45 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be given to Greenville Veterans Honor Guard or State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com.