John L. Thompson
John L. Thompson, age 63, of Shelby died suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, May 15, 2020.
Mourning his loss are his wife: Kit Hinrichs; daughter: Jolene (Josh) Vance and her two children Caleb and Alicia; his two brothers: Jim (Diana) Thompson and Dick (Debbie) Thompson; and his niece and nephews Diana, Bill, and Jim; his brother and sister-in-law: David (Nancy) Hinrichs; and his cousins: Bato Harris, Jackie (Denny) Nelson, Kathy Niswander. He was preceded in death by his parents, Peggy and James Thompson, and his cousin, Joe Harris.
John made friends easily and was loyal to a fault. You will remember him from Kato’s Bot’l House, Jackson’s Drilling, Schonauer Motors, Trimble Road Auto Sales, Hall’s Auto Sales, Quanex, and Flexy. He was a skilled mechanic and welder. His friends from the VFW, Eagles and the Finish Line are also deeply saddened and shocked by his loss. John had so many friends and touched so many lives it is not possible to list you all. Know that he truly loved and cherished each and everyone of you.
There will be no services. Care for John and his family is being provided by the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby.
Appropriate ways to express sympathy may be done by leaving an online condolence at www.PenwellTurner.com or by leaving a comment on John’s obituary on the funeral home’s Facebook page, Facebook.com/PenwellFuneral.