Harry L Thompson

January 31, 1944 ‒ August 25, 2014

Galion, Ohio

Harry L. Thompson, 70, of Galion went to his Heavenly Country with his Lord, unexpectedly Monday evening, August 25, 2014 at OhioHealth MedCentral Hospital in Mansfield.

He was born January 31, 1944 in Pasadena, California to Lawrence and Eileen (McFerren) Thompson. He married Barbara Strauch on April 25, 2009 and she survives. He was previously married to Glenda (Johnson) Thompson on May 23, 1964 and she preceded him on April 28, 2006.

He is a member of the First United Church of Christ in Galion where he has served as a deacon. He proudly served his county in the United States Army for 20 years and retired from the military and moved back to the area, baking and making deliveries for the Schneider Bakery. Harry enjoyed photography, traveling, outdoors, covered bridges and loved God.

In addition to his wife he is also survived by children, Pamela (Robert) Eulett of Mansfield, Mike (Juanita) Thompson of Galion and John (Julee) Thompson of Mansfield; grandchildren, Adam (Diana) Garman, Matthew Kinnan, Sheena Arthur, Cory Kinnan, Megan, Stephen and Brandon Thompson, Angelica Lanham, Tyfanee and Jermyah Harmison; great-grandson, Thomas Kinnan, brother, Larry (Bev) Thompson of Bellville and sister-in-law Pat (Howard) Fruth of Galion.

He is preceded in death by his parents, first wife and brother Paul Thompson and sister, Linda Bolin.

The family will receive friends Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 6 to 8pm at the Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion. Funeral service will be Friday, August 29, 2014 at 12:00 noon at the funeral home with the Rev. Katherine Beckett officiating. Burial will be in Mansfield Memorial Park.

Full military honors will be provided by the United States Army and the Galion/Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion is honored to serve to family of Harry Thompson , and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

  • I personally have never met Harry but from what my daughter Julee Thompson and her husband John have told me he was a great man. We have been praying for his recovery since Julee told us he was in the hospital. We are saddened by his departure but are sure he is in a better place now. My wife and I send our condolences for your loss.

    Mr and Mrs Robert E. Lohnes

  • My condolences to the family. I have not met the gentleman, but His son John and Johns’s wife are tenants of mine. Mr. Thompson can be proud that he raised a very compassionate son in John. My God hold him in the Hollow of his hands

  • So sorry to hear of Harry’s passing! I would be with you if I could unfortunately I am laid up with a broken ankle. Praying God will grant you comfort and peace as you go through this difficult time.

  • Barbara and Family,

    You have are condolences and in are thoughts and prayers.

    The Richardson Family