Herman S. Thompson, 95, of Urbana, Ohio passed away at 10:25 a.m. Monday, October 18, 2021 at the Springfield Masonic Community in Springfield, Ohio.
He was born September 2, 1926, in Midwest, Wyoming, a son of the late Herman S. Sr. and C. Oletha (Philippi) Thompson.
He was preceded in death by two wives, Velma (Hilton) Thompson, who passed away in June of 1997 and (Myrna) Diane Thompson, who passed away in March of 2021. He was also preceded in death by an infant sister Donna and five brothers, John, Norman, Glenn, Robert and Phil Thompson.
He is survived by three sons: David (Chang) Thompson of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Paul (Brenda) Thompson of Antioch, California and Mark (Kristi) Thompson of Zirconia, North Carolina; seven grandchildren: Jerome, Christopher, Michele, Nichole, Racheal, Alex and Corey; thirteen great grandchildren; a sister, Roberta Burnotte of Urbana and several nieces and nephews.
Herman was a United States Navy Veteran, serving his country during WWII. He worked as a farmer and was the former owner of the Thompson Peat Bog and attended the First Christian Church in Urbana. He was a 65+ year member of the St. Andrew Lodge #619 F&AM, Scottish Rite - Valley of Dayton, a former member of Antioch Shrine and was a charter member of the Optimist Club in Urbana.
Pastor Michael Stewart will officiate a memorial service at 12 noon Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty, Ohio.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. A Masonic Service will begin at 11:45 a.m.
Burial will follow the memorial service at the Fairview Cemetery in West Liberty with military honors provided by the Logan County Veteran Honor Guard.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty is honored to serve the Thompson family.