Lacy Thompson Jr., 78, of Philo, passed away at 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Genesis Hospice-Morrison House. He was born November 17, 1934, in Pemberton, WV, a son of the late Lacy Sr. and Burnise Meadows Thompson. He had worked at David Davies for 12 years and worked at Shelly & Sands for 32 years. Lacy was an avid deer hunter, and liked the outdoors, riding his 4-wheeler and getting on his tractor. He raised quarter horses for 40 years.
Surviving are his soul mate for 52 years, Loraine Thompson of the home; three sons, Lacy Thompson (Jewel) Covert of South Carolina, Rex Thompson of the home and Eddie (Teresa) Thompson of Roseville; three daughters, Lisa Thompson Swauger of Philo, Dana (Kelly) Wayne of Rose Farm and Stacy Thompson (Will) Tupuola of Zanesville; 11 grandchildren, Clint Covert, R.J. Thompson, Lakin Patterson, Lacy (Mandy) Thompson, Christina Thompson, Aleesha Swauger, Cassandra Swauger, Austin Wayne, Ryan Wayne, Darian Tupuola and Zackery Tupuola; a great grandchild, Maxx Thompson; special nephews, Jim Milian and Buck Lester; and other numerous nephews and nieces.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Chelsey Danial Thompson; a brother, Bobby Jean Thompson; and two sisters, Lena Maelester and Betty Jo Lilly.
Friends and family may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 2012 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 33 N MAIN ST., ROSEVILLE. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 30, 2012 at the funeral home with Chaplain Tim Patton officiating. Lacy will be laid to rest at Stovertown Cemetery.
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