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Douglas Thompson Sr

December 4, 1935 — December 28, 2019

Douglas P. Thompson, 85, of Orrville, died Saturday, December 28, 2019 at The Avenue of Wooster.

Graveside services with military rites will be held at a later date at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Online tributes may be made at

Doug was born December 4, 1934 in Decatur, IN to Joseph J. and Dorothy I. {Filson} Thompson.

Doug attended Purdue University and the U.S. Naval Academy and proudly served in the United States Navy.  The day after his discharge, he married Amy Reynolds on May 25, 1956.  She died in 2014.

Doug worked for the J.M. Smucker Company for many years.  He then worked for Roberts Funeral Home. During his retirement, Doug was a life insurance salesman. He enjoyed model trains, swimming, and visiting with his friends and family.

Doug will be deeply missed by his children Douglas II (Diana) Thompson of Medina, Susan (Henry) Bevins of Wooster, and James Thompson of Youngstown; grandson David Thompson.

Doug was preceded in death by a brother John Thompson.

The family would like to thank the YMCAs of Orrville and Navarre as well as Brookdale of Wooster for their friendship and care of Doug.

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