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Friday, December 6, 2013

William W. “Bill” Thompson, 94, of Coudersport, PA

William W. “Bill” Thompson, 94, of Coudersport, PA, died December 4, 2013 at Sweden Valley Manor, where he had lived for the past two years.

He was predeceased by Kathryn, his wife of 70 years, as well as his parents and siblings.

He is survived by sons William (Faye) of Ontario, NY, George (Rhonda) of Marietta, GA, grandchildren Philip (Kelli) of Wading River, NY, Elizabeth of Columbus, OH, and Matthew (Cindy) of Marietta, GA as well as four great-grandchildren, Nate, Bryce, Kathryn and Hunter.

Mr. Thompson was a lifelong member of the Hebron Seventh Day Baptist Church, The Hebron Grange and a 70 year member of the Coudersport Consistory.

Mr. Thompson worked as a farmer with his father Alva and brother Roy and for PennDot on road maintenance and bridge construction. There are currently nine bridges standing and carrying traffic in Potter County that he helped build in the 1940’s and 1950’s. Bill also worked for Tennessee Gas at Compressor Station 313 for 26years.

Funeral arrangements by Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home, Ltd. “A Life Celebration Home” in Coudersport, include visitation at the funeral home from 4pm-7pm on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, and funeral service on Wednesday December 11, 2013 at 10am at the Hebron Seventh Day Baptist Church at 11 Carley Hill Road, with burial in the Hebron Cemetery immediately following.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions to be made to Hebron Seventh Day Baptist Church (address above) or The Coudersport Consistory, East Second St., Coudersport, PA 16915 or the Hebron Cemetery Association, care of David Hauber 881 Whitney Creek Rd., Coudersport, PA, 16915.

The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff at the Sweden Valley Manor for the loving care Bill received there over the past two years.


Anonymous said...

Bill is truly a "GREAT MAN" he will be missed by many! Our sympathy is extended to his Family and Friends!
Love Bev & Steve McDowell

Anonymous said...

Mr. Thompson will be dearly missed...warmest welcome from him and Miss Kathryn when we moved onto the farm..sympathy to the family
M Saulter