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William H. "Wild Bill" Thompson, Sr.

Born: Sun., Apr. 12, 1936
Died: Mon., Mar. 16, 2020


2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sat., Mar. 21, 2020
Location: West Sunbury United Church of the Nazarene

Memorial Service

3:00 PM Sat., Mar. 21, 2020
Location: West Sunbury United Church of the Nazarene

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William H. “Wild Bill” Thompson Sr., 83, of Butler passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at AHN Grove City Hospital.

Bill was born on April 12, 1936 in Butler to the late Harold P. Thompson and the late Sara Katherine (Grossman) Thompson. Bill was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during the Korean War. Bill attended the Nazarene Church. He had his own autobody shop- Bill’s Autobody, worked at Pullman Standard, and drove truck for Falcon Trucking and later retired from Ram Trucking.

Bill is survived by his wife of 65 years, Margaret “Peggy” (Bailey) Thompson, whom he married on February 16, 1955; one daughter: Cindy (David) Bouch, of Butler; two sons: James (Diane) Thompson of Butler; and Donald W. Thompson of Butler and Rachel R. Thompson; ten grandchildren, ten great- grandchildren, and two great great-grandchildren. Bill is also survived by three sisters: Alma Beachem, of Butler; Betty (Dale) Martsolf, of Butler; and Mary Thompson, of Butler.

Bill was preceded in death by one son, William Jr.; two sisters, Goldie and Mollie; one granddaughter, and one great-grandson.  

Family and friends will gather at the West Sunbury United Church of the Nazarene Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 2:00 PM  until 3:00 PM at which time a memorial service will be held with Pastor Tim Britton officiating.  A luncheon will follow in the church fellowship hall.

Burial was private.

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Denise mcdeavitt
   Posted Tue March 17, 2020
You have my deepest condolences...and many prayers mr. Bill was a beautiful man

Don Heemer
   Posted Wed March 18, 2020
To Peg and her family, I am sorry for your loss. I know there is nothing anyone can say to make it better, but know that I,as well as many others, have you in their thoughts and prayers.

Terri (Thompson) Wagner
   Posted Sat March 21, 2020
Peggy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My most sincere sympathy goes to all of you. Praying you find peace in all your memories.

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