Boardman, William R. Thompson, Jr., 76,
William R. Thompson, Jr., 76 of Boardman, passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at Greenbriar in Boardman.
Bill was born on March 24, 1945, in Mercer, Pa., son of the late William and Jean (Kosin) Thompson. Bill worked at Youngstown Sheet & Tube Company and Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. Later he worked at St. John the Baptist Church in Campbell. Bill served in the US Marine Corp. He received a National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and a Rifle Expert Qualification Badge. He was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church. He enjoyed puzzles, gardening, and history.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen (Tarajack) Thompson, two daughters, Renee (Mark)Thompson, Michele (Michael) French, a sister, Barbara (George) Barnett, and three grandchildren, Jana, Christian, and Jacob French, and his brother in law, Bob McGhee.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his sister, Evelyn McGhee.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 9, 2021, from 9:30, am - 11:00 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church in Boardman. Burial will take place in St. John Cemetery.