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Larry W. Thompson

Obituary for Larry W. Thompson

April 8, 1954 - October 27, 2018
Elyria, Ohio | Age 64

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Larry W. Thompson, age 64 of Elyria, passed away peacefully, early Saturday morning, October 27, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born April 8, 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio and was primarily a lifelong resident of Elyria, OH. Larry furthered his education by attending Cleveland Institute of Technology and receiving training in Heating and Cooling Systems. He served as a machinist for many years and was employed by KTS Metbar in Lorain, OH.

Larry was known as a Singer and Song writer. He was a founding member of The Band Ohio where he was lead vocalist and played 12 string guitar. He loved music and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren also.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda S Thompson (nee Sorton); four children, Shelly Truxall (Bobby) of Elyria, Heather Thompson (Roger Ewing) of Elyria, John Thompson (Meagan) of Elyria and Bradley "B J" Thompson ( Patty Mayer ) of Lorain; 21 grandchildren and many great grandchildren; a brother, Gary Thompson (Nicole) of Elyria and 2 sisters, Cherie Jackson (Richard) of CO and Deborah Selman (Neil) of North Ridgeville, OH; many nieces and nephews.

Larry was preceded in death by his mom, Gladys "Jean" McDougal, his father, John Thompson and a brother Eddie Thompson.

Friends may call at Busch Funeral and Crematory Service, 114 Second Street, Elyria from 11:00am to 1:00pm on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Funeral service at the funeral home at 1:00pm on Tuesday October, 30, 2018 following the visitation. Sandra Gast and Richard Martin will co-officiate. Interment will be at Brookdale Cemetery in Elyria, OH.

Memorial Contributions may be forwarded to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106. www.buschcares.com.

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