Ronald Thompson

Monday, July 18th, 1932 - Monday, September 28th, 2020
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THOMPSON, Ronald – Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family at the Woodstock Hospital on Monday, September 28, 2020 at the age of 88.

His beloved wife Barbara Thompson (nee Gill) predeceased him on August 2, 1995. Loving father of Kathryn Thompson of Woodstock, Ronald Thompson (Jayne) of Lenox, Iowa and Joanne Long (Harvey) of Woodstock. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Terri Vording (Tim), Paul Long, Matthew Leduc, Drew Long (Trudy), Lorne Thompson, Melissa Thompson, Kacie DeWolf (Matt), Dayna Sweeney and Paige Sweeney (Chris); and great grandchildren Matthew, Everett, Monica, Isabella, Emily, Ember, Emerson, Quinn, Reese and Asher. Lovingly remembered by his dear friend and companion Laureen Sim. Survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews and extended family. Predeceased by his parents Alexander Reid, Charlotte Ermler, John Thompson and sister Dorothy (Dorie) Freeman.

Ronald was a retired Corporal with the OPP and served for many years in the communities of Crystal Beach, Niagara Falls, Temagami and Woodstock. He had also served in the Militia in Niagara Falls. He had a passion for cars and being a huge Elvis fan.

A memorial visitation will be held at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St. North, Woodstock (519-537-3611), on Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 4-7 pm.

If desired, memorial donations can be made to Alzheimer’s Society of Oxford or the Woodstock Hospital Palliative Unit and would be appreciated. Personal condolences may be sent at
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    Thursday, October 1st, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday, October 1st, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home
    69 Wellington St N
    Woodstock, Ontario N4S 6P7
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Posted at 05:19pm
Remembering Uncle Ron and all our wonderful happy memories from over the many years our lives were connected. Love Kim

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Mark and Sandra (Cleroux) Odorico

Posted at 09:35pm
With heartfelt condolences, such a wonderful soul Mr. Thompson was and always wore a smile - he will be missed by all xo
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Leata Brooks Posted at 07:22pm

Glenda and I decided to have a tree planted in your dad's honor as it will last so much longer than flowers. We love you all and have you in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this journey. Love Leata and Glenda xoxo

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