January 20, 2021
Dwight C. Thompson, 95, passed away peacefully at Grady Memorial, Delaware, Ohio, after several weeks of failing health, on January 20, 2021.
Dwight was born on the family farm to Donald J. and Travis (Hayes) Thompson, the second of 4 children. He lived his entire life on Jerome Road.
A 1944 graduate of Watkins High School, he was drafted at the end of his senior year. He served in Germany under the command of General George Patton. He was a proud United States Army Veteran of World War II.
While raising his 4 children, he started his career farming and building houses with his dad and brothers. He was a skilled builder, later working for Huey Long Builders in Delaware, Ohio for many years, then working as a self-employed contractor, remodeling and building throughout Union and Delaware Counties.
Dwight was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Helen Scott; brother, Van; his sons, Curtis and Dwight E. (Bub); his sisters-in-law, Bertha Thompson and Ruth Ann Baker; and his brother-in-law, Carl Baker. He is survived by his loyal and devoted wife of 65 years, Beulah (Bea) Baker Thompson; his brother, Carlton (Janet); son, Richard Thompson; daughter, Travis J. Vandran; daughters-in-law, Marcia and Jeanne Thompson; grandchildren, Craig Thompson, Chad (Becca) Thompson, Kelley Walsh, Dwight Robert (Ashley) Thompson and Kristi Thompson; and his great-grandchildren, Chase, Cara, Nora, Graham and Griffin.
Private burial services will be held at Jerome Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio Health Hospice. Underwood Funeral Home in Marysville is assisting the family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.
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