PIQUA - Robert L. Thompson, 75, of Piqua died at 1:10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at the Piqua Manor Nursing Home. He was born Sept. 17, 1937, in Piqua to the late Lloyd E. and Ceridwen M. (Thomas) Thompson.
Survivors include two daughters, Teresa "Tracy" (Craig) Yingst of Covington and Ceridwen "C.C." (Ryan) Shellabarger of Piqua; eight grandchildren, Tristan and Julianna Yingst, Harrison "Taylor" and Hannah Stine, Joshua, Jordan, Jared, and Jenna Shellabarger; his twin sister, Helen Wilson of Piqua; a brother, Richard H. Thompson of Grapevine Texas. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Leroy Thompson, Thomas G. Thompson and John W. Thompson.
Mr. Thompson was a 1956 graduate of Piqua Central High School and graduated from the Miami Jacobs Business College in 1963. He was a United States Navy
veteran. He worked as a sales representative of restaurant equipment and supplies for the Findlay Equipment Company of Findlay and the F. W. Lotz Paper & Fixture Company of Dayton for over thirty years. He was a member of the former Fraternal Order of the Elks Lodge
523, Piqua Eagles Lodge and Covington Eagles Lodge. He enjoyed attending his grandchildren's events, canoeing and golf.
A service to honor his life will begin at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with the Rev. William R. Hewitt officiating. His family will receive friends from 1:00-2:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Piqua Community Foundation, P. O. Box 226, Piqua, OH 45356 or the Piqua Education Foundation, 719 E. Ash St., Piqua, OH 45356. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com