Ronald Thompson

Ronald Thompson

Ronald E. Thompson of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2014 in Kalamazoo. Ron was born May 31, 1954 in Kalamazoo to Vernon and Marie (Ordiway) Thompson and lived most of his life in Otsego. He was a 1972 graduate of Otsego High School and for 32 years was employed with Flexible Furniture.

Surviving are a sister and a half-brother, Eva Thompson of Otsego and Vernon S. Thompson of Vicksburg; aunts and uncles, Mary Pion of Otsego, Phyllis Chapman of Illinois, Gary (Tina) Chapman of Bellevue and Mike (Carmen) Chapman of Indiana; several cousins; many friends; and his special fur baby, Dexter.

Preceding Ron in death were his parents; step-father, Ed Ordiway; and aunt Joan.

In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may join the family from 2 to 4 P.M. Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Otsego Township Hall for a time of remembrance and refreshments.

Contributions in memory of Ron may be made to a charity of your choice.

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  1. Linda Lyons ( Gwilliams ) says:

    I graduated with Ron, so sorry to hear of his passing.

  2. Ronnie Marks says:

    I am so sorry for your loss, Eva. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Ron is walking with the Lord now. He may be gone, but not forgotten. May he rest in peace.

  3. JD and Florence Grissom says:

    Eva I’m so sorry for your loss, but I’m sooooo glad we got to have lunch with you and Ron back in September, that will be a great memory for us. Wish we could have visited more over the years. Love always, your Aunt and Uncle in Alabama.

  4. Glen & Sandy Thompson. (Uncle) says:

    Eva, so sorry about loosing your Brother. Uncle Glen has many fond memories of the two of you as little children. May your fond memories comfort you in the difficult days ahead.

  5. Clyde & Judy Thompson (uncle & aunt) says:

    Eva, We are keeping you all in Prayer, sorry for your loss, but know that God will see you thru!!

  6. Karen Wilcox Ortegel says:

    Eva, My thoughts and prayers have been with you and your family continuously, surrounding each of you with lovingkindness, peace, and grace.

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