VERSAILLES - Charles Michael "Chuck" Thompson, 63, of 11239 Cramer Road, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 19, 2013, at 11:35 p.m. at his residence.
Chuck was born Feb. 13, 1950, in Troy, the son of Charles and Dorothy Anderson Thompson and they survive.
On Oct. 15, 2005, he married Mary Lou Marchal, and she survives in Versailles.
In addition to his wife and his parents, Chuck is also survived by his siblings, Dolly Broerman, and her husband, Charles, of New Bremen, and Shawn Thompson, and his wife, Amy, of Wapakoneta; sister-in-law, Kathy Thompson, of Sidney; stepchildren, Yvonne Johnson, and her husband,William, Shelly King, and her husband, John, and Charles Runner, and his wife, Jessica, all of Versailles; 19 stepgrandchildren, six stepgreat-grandchildren, three nieces and three nephews.
Chuck was preceded in death by his brothers, John Thompson and Mark Thompson.
Chuck graduated in 1968 from Sidney High School. He had prior employment at NKP in Sidney, the General Motors
Corp. in Michigan and was currently employed with Guardsmark Security at the Goodyear plant in St. Marys.
Chuck was a former member of the Christian Tabernacle Church in Sidney. He spent many hours over the years attending church camp where he participated in group ping pong and tennis events. Chuck was a very active man and loved being around people. He enjoyed bowling and singing and following Cleveland Browns football. Chuck was a curious man and had a creative mind. He had a thirst for American history of all kinds and loved watching the History and Discovery channels. He collected post cards and could also write poems.
Chuck loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them and his many friends.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, with the Rev. Harold McKnight officiating. Burial will follow in Plattsville Cemetery, Plattsville.
Family and friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday prior to services at the funeral home.
The Thompson family wishes that memorial contributions be made to the State of the Heart Hospice in Darke County in Charles's memory.
On line memories may be expressed to the family on the Adams Funeral Home's web site, www.theadamsfuneralhome.com