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In Memory of
John Michael Thompson
August 28, 1953 - June 16, 2018

Thursday, June 21st from 10m a.m.-12 noon at Church of the Messiah

Thursday, June 21st 12 Noon at Church of the Messiah

Mike Thompson, age 64, of Columbus, OH beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away June 16, 2018 with his family by his side. Former resident of Niles and Mineral Ridge, OH. 1971 graduate of Mineral Ridge High School and Youngstown State University in 1976 with a BSBA degree. Employed by Giant Eagle and member of Church of the Messiah United Methodist for 15 years. Former member of Mineral Ridge United Methodist Church (now New Hope UMC) and Mineral Ridge Church of Christ. Mike and Diane were active with the youth of the church, starting the youth trip to Alive Festival in Canton, OH that continues today. Survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Diane (Bickerstaff) Thompson; children, Adam (Theresa) Thompson of Clintonville and Donna Thompson of Columbus; grandson, Andre Thompson; sisters; Mary (Pat) Brewer of Mineral Ridge and Debbie Garza of Warren; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Gene and Anita Thompson, his first wife, Sue Jones in the Spring 1978. Mike's greatest joy was being with his family and wonderful friends and neighbors, racing on computer with his racing buddies from around the country. Celebration of Life will be held at Church of the Messiah United Methodist, 51 N. State Street, Westerville, Thursday at 12 noon with visitation from 10 a.m.-12 noon, Rev. Jim Wilson, officiating. Private interment. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Church of the Messiah.



Jun 18, 2018

We are so sorry for the loss of Mike. We love you all and are with you in spirit. Love, Dawn, Donna, Melissa, Steve, Jaime, Grayson and Cora Isabella.


Steve and Brenda Grom

Jun 18, 2018

Diane, Donna, and Andre, So sorry for your loss. We loved Mike as he was one of a kind. He insisted on helping us move when we had only met him a few days prior. We will never forget his gracious kindness and how he loved his family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love Steve and Brenda


Marsha and Chuck Pierce

Jun 19, 2018

Diane, Adam and Donna, and families, our deepest sympathy to each of you for your loss. Mike was a special kind of guy, and he is sure to be missed greatly. We loved having you as our neighbors for so many years. May the Lord be near to each of you at this time, and in the coming months. Love, Chuck and Marsha


Charles Champlin

Jun 19, 2018

Diane, Donna, Andrew and Andre. Were sorry for your loss. Know Mike will be missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Chuck and Billie Champlin