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Obituary of William Boyd Thompson

William "Bill" Boyd Thompson, age 77 of Painesville Twp., died on November 4, 2018 at Louis A. Stokes VA in Cleveland. He was born on February 6, 1941 in Wellsville, Ohio to the late Frank and Mary Thompson.

William served in the Army from 1963 to 1966 and was a chemical engineer at Lubrizol for 34 years. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, softball, chess, winemaking, and playing the guitar.

Survivors are his wife, Olivia E. (nee: Mitchell); children, Kevin (Sarah) Alston, Sonja (Robert) Fishleigh, Terry Thompson, Mary "Cindi" Thompson-Solivan, Kristi (David) Seibert, Anita L. Mitchell, Timothy M. Washington, and Walter Washington, III; 25 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren; siblings, Mona G. Wilson, Frank David Thompson, Martin Thompson, Michael Thompson, and Kay Wolfe.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Michael G. Cooper; siblings, John Neil, Alvan "Dopsey", Janice Moxley, and Terry "Skeekie" Thompson.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 from 6-8PM at Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio 44077. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at noon with a hour of visitation prior at First Church of Christ, 422 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio 44077. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery.