Obituary for Bervil Lester Thompson

Written by on October 3, 2019

Bervil Lester Thompson Jr. 81
of Mt.Victory

Graveside services for Bervil Lester Thompson Jr. will be held at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Otterbein Cemetery with Pastor Phil Compton officiating. There will be a meal at the Sportsman Club in Mt. Victory following the service.
He died on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at his residence. He was born on September 15, 1938 in Hardin Co. to the late Bervil and Geneva (Shepherd) Thompson Sr. On June 7, 1958 he married Louise Gillfillan and she survives in Mt.Victory.
Also surviving are 2 sons; Steven (Rhonda) Thompson of Marysville and Brian (Deb) Thompson of Belle Center. 5 Grandchildren; Matthew (Jessie) Thompson, Gregory (Chelsea) Thompson, Derek (Linda) Thompson, Jennifer (Kincade) Tallman and Logan Conley. 7 Great-Grandchildren; Maddox Thompson, Camden Thompson, Gabby Thompson, Lili Thompson, Bri Thompson, Oliver Tallman and Arthur Tallman.
2 sisters; Cecil Beers of Vandalia, Ohio and Patricia Carothers of LaRue.
Bervil graduated from Mt.Victory Highschool in 1957.
He worked at Marion Power Shovel for 41 years, as a machinist. He then started Thompson’s Supplies and Gunsmithing.
He was a lifetime member of the American Trapshooting Association and an avid trapshooter.
He enjoyed watching his sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren play sports. He taught them all how to play pool and cards. He also coached Little League Baseball for years.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Universal Home Health and Hospice Care, 701 S. Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH, 43311.
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