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Richard L. "Dick" Thompson

d. May 19, 2020

Dorset, Ohio - Richard Lee Thompson, age 77, died on May 19, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born on February 24, 1943, in Conneaut, Ohio, a son of Audrey Rose (May) and Robert Irvin Thompson. Dick was a 1961 graduate of Jefferson High School. He served in the United States Army. Dick was a carpenter for Swanson Builders of Ashtabula, Ohio for over thirty years. He continued to work as an independent contractor after he retired. In his youth Dick enjoyed spending summers working on his grandparents farm in Canada. Dick enjoyed fishing and hunting, playing cards and horseshoes and building furniture. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Gwenllian J. (Davey); his son, Keith L. Rogers; grandson, David J. Brown; his brother, Gary Thompson and his step-dad, Charlie Dietrich. Survivors include his children, Lori A. (Jack) Brown of Pierpont, Ohio, Steve R. (Tracy) Irish of Jefferson, Ohio and Heather L. (Paul) Wolf of Jefferson, Ohio; his sister, Roberta A. (Bob) Huber of Prineville, Oregon; two brothers, Ernest Thompson of Andover, Ohio and Arden (Doreen) Whitt of Daytona Beach, Florida; his daughter-in-law, Dawn Rogers of Barberton, Ohio; step-mom, Betty Thompson of Leander, Texas; twelve grandchildren, Angie, Josh, Harley, Corennia, Abby, Autumn, Sara, Amanda, Rachel, Mitchell, Taylor and Clinton and eighteen great grandchildren. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Williamsfield Center Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave. Ashtabula, OH 44004. Share a fond memory or condolence at

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Williamsfield Center Cemetery
St. Rt. 7
Williamsfield OH 44093


Saturday, June 13 2020
2:00 PM

Williamsfield Center Cemetery
7867 OH-7 South Main St
Williamsfield OH 44093

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