June 7, 2010
Wednesday, June 9th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, June 10th at 11:00 a.m.
Cecil “Johnny” Thompson, age 77 of Centerburg, Ohio, passed away on Monday June 7, 2010 surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 13, 1932 in Fort Gay, West Virginia to Edgar and Blanche (Ball) Thompson. He was married to Grace (Conkle) Thompson in 1956, He eas employed and worked in Columbus, Ohio in the construction trade as a lather and carpenter and retired in 1996. He served as a paratrooper during the Korean War from 1951-1954. He is survived by his lopving wife Grace (Conkle) Thompson. Sons: Doug (Becky) of Centerburg, Ohio, Randy (Debbie) of Fredericktown, Ohio, Jeff of Sunbury, Ohio and Alan (Jennifer) of Mt. Vernon, Ohio. Daughter4, Kimberly Schwartz of Mt. Vernon, Ohio. Grandschildren; Jennie, jessie, Corissda, Josh, Brittany and Chase. Great grandchildren; Johnathan, Nathaniel, Trevor, Dillon ande Lilly. Brothers; Wetzel (Mary) Thompson of Mt. Vernon, Ohio and Howard Thompson of West Virginia. Sisters; Donna (Carroll) Harris of Margengo, Ohio and Patti (Ray) Barnheartd of Florida. Numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents, Edgar and Blanche Thompson and sister Helen Bywaters. Friends may call at the JOHNSON-MELICK-MORELAND FUNERAL HOME 49 West Church Street Centerburg, Wednesday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. where service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday June 10, 2010. Rev. Carl Hankins officiating. Interment Bloomfield Cemetery.
Friends, if they wish, may contribute to Knox County Hospice, 17700 Coshocton Road Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050.