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Edgar Cadwell Thompson


1935 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Edgar Cadwell Thompson Obituary


Edgar Cadwell Thompson, passed away very peacefully in the early morning of March 4, 2018, in Oroville, California. Born May 31, 1935, to Ralph Price and Geraldine Margaret Thompson. Edgar grew to be an amazing man.

He graduated from Yuba City High in 1954, even through his physical disability Ed was a star athlete. He played basketball and softball all throughout his high school years and most of his adulthood.

Ed moved to Oroville in the late 50's, he played softball for much of his adulthood for Olive Lounge. Ed (Fireballer) is still remembered as one of the greatest pitchers there was in this town.

Ed was a certified Entomologist and was engaged in Mediterranean fruit fly survey work. He then became Supervisor for Thermalito Water District for 36 years, up to his passing he remained on the board of directors.

Ed was dearly loved and will be greatly missed; his charming smile and kind words will be forever be held in many people's hearts.

Ed is survived by his cousins, Stuart Thompson, Robert Thompson, Pamela Jensen, Debra Palmer, Coleen Beaman, Claudia Cadwell, and Larry Cadwell. In addition to his cousins, he is survived by his friends and adopted family, Bill Sherwood, Bert Zwarg, Ted and Darlene Lacey, Susan Latulippe, Katlyn Sheets, Olivia Sheets and Jennifer Smith, and many other lives he touched.

Ed's Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, March 18, 2018, at 2:00 PM, at Clean Slate Community Church, 1223 Palermo Road, Oroville, California. Ed's final resting place will be with his beloved Elaine at Strawberry Valley Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Lung Society. Arrangements are entrusted to Ramsey Funeral Home 530-534-3877.
Published in Appeal Democrat from Mar. 13 to Mar. 14, 2018
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