Thompson, Keith L.
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Roxbury, ME - Keith Layne Thompson, 62, died peacefully at his residence at Roxbury Pond, Wednesday, July 16, 2014, with his loving wife Nancy, his faithful companion "C.C.", and his family by his side after a long time battle with lung cancer. He was born in Rumford, Maine on December 30, 1951, a high school graduate, he received his GED in Phoenix, Arizona. He also served during the Vietnam War with the U.S. Army. Keith worked as a painter for Riddle Painting Company in Phoenix, Arizona for many years until retirement in 2008. He then returned to Maine to fulfill his desire to live out his life at Roxbury Pond. He was a member of the Rumford Falls Aerie # 1248, F.O.E. He was married in Phoenix, Arizona on April 15, 1975 to Nancy Marie Cohen Thompson who survives of Roxbury Pond, ME. Other survivors include his mother Theresa Montoya of Roxbury, ME; son Brian Thompson and wife Amanda of Rumford, ME; 3 grandchildren Andrew Bishop Thompson of Payson, AZ, Terrick Thorpe Thompson and Liam Thompson of Phoenix, AZ; 6 step-grandchildren Matthew and Bliss Rogers and Issac Thorpe of Phoenix, AZ, Jesse James Bishop of Payson, AZ and Mackenzie Jones and Olivia Ross of Rumford, ME; 3 sisters Judy Moody and husband Jim, Charlene Hillis and husband Rod, Barbara Sullivan and husband John all of Phoenix, AZ; 4 brothers Raymond & Jimmie Thompson, Kenneth Thompson and companion Peggy Vaughn, and Robert Thompson and wife Sherri all of Roxbury, ME.; and was predeceased by his father Raymond and a son Richard. Friends are invited to sign the family guest book and share their thoughts, condolences and memories online at www.meaderandson.com A celebration of his life will be held 3PM Friday, July 25, 2014 at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Club, 13 Oxford Ave, Rumford, ME. Those who desire in lieu of flowers, please contribute to either the Oncology Dept. c/o Togus V.A. Hospital, 1 VA Center, Augusta, ME 04330 or to ALS Association, Development Dept., 1275 K Street, NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20005 in his memory. Arrangements are under the care of the Meader & Son Funeral Home 3 Franklin Street, P.O. Box 537, Rumford, Maine 04276.
MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME - Rumford
3 Franklin Street P.O. Box 537 Rumford, ME 04276
Published in The Arizona Republic on July 18, 2014