The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

September 11, 2013

Thomas Edward Thompson

Living Word pastor retired from Air Force


---- — Thomas Edward Thompson of Hubbard died Tuesday morning, Sept. 10, 2013, in his home. He was 75.

Mr. Thompson was born Jan. 20, 1938, in Sharpsville, a son of George and Ruth Burns Thompson.

He graduated from Brookfield High School in 1955.

Mr. Thompson served with the U.S. Air Force for 21 years attaining the rank of staff sergeant and retiring in 1976. He then was a staff manager and agent for American General Life Insurance.

A pastor at Living Word Church in Hermitage, he traveled with the church on mission trips to Mexico and throughout the U.S.

Thomas coached Little League, played softball in the Air Force and was a catcher. He also enjoyed camping and spending time with his family.

Thomas was an avid fisherman and enjoyed bowling.

He leaves behind: his wife, the former Barbara Hughes, whom he married April 17, 1959; four daughters, Cheryl Thompson, Susan and her husband Chad Deming, and Pamela Schultz, all Hubbard; and Jennette and her husband William Sawders, Youngstown; two brothers, Gerald Thompson and his wife Carol, Brookfield; and Charles Thompson, Brooksville, Fla.; two sisters-in-law, JoAnn Thompson, Mineral Ridge, Ohio; and Debbie Thompson, Hubbard; 15 grandchildren, Tarah, Matthew, Amy, Danielle, Jessica, Thomas, Stephen, Michael, Julia, Meagan, Hayley, Jonathan, Amber, Amanda and Zachary; and 12 great-grandchildren, David, Michael, Dean, Abbagale, Dustin, Raemya, Faith, Jonathan, Elexis, Haylee, Chloe and Vincent.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son-in-law, Mike Brady; and two brothers, Robert Thompson and John Thompson.


Thomas Edward, 75, Hubbard.

Calling hours: Family and friends may call from 5 p.m. to time of service Monday (9-16-13) in KELLEY-ROBB-CUMMINS FUNERAL HOME, 709 N. Main St., Hubbard. Please visit to send condolences to the family.

Service: Memorial service at 6 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.

Interment: At a later date at Rittman (Ohio) National Cemetery.