Stacy E. Thompson 77 of Bainbridge passed from this life Friday, February 7, 2020 at his home. He was born August 7, 1942 in Ross County the son of the late Elwyn “Rock” and Mabel (Anderson) Thompson. On August 22, 1964 he married the former Shirley Jean Long, who survives.
He is also survived by their children David (Kim) Thompson, James (Alise) Thompson, Michael (Rhonda) Thompson, Kenneth (Meredith) Thompson, Stacia (Randy) Minney and Ray Thompson (Lynette Davis); sister, Alice Black; brother, John “Pete” (Phyllis) Thompson: brother-in-law, Harold Weibenga; sisters-in-law, Nancy (McGuire) Long, Elaine (Clark) Irvin and Jeannie (Rev. Tom) Bell; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews that he thoroughly enjoyed.
In addition to his parents Stacy was preceded in death by 4 sisters, Irene (Lester) Griffith, Pauline Thompson, Mary Lou (Henry) White and Helen Weibenga; brother, Paul Thompson; daughter-in-law, Susie (Campbell) Thompson; father and mother-in-law, Kenneth “Jack” and Gracie Long and brother-in-law, Leroy Long.
Stacy graduated from Paint Valley High School where he enjoyed playing basketball and in later years, he was inducted into the PV Hall of Fame for basketball. Stacy went on to college graduating from Ohio University and Xavier University. After college Stacy worked for PV school district as a teacher, principal and a coach. He also owned and operated an asphalt business for many years.
Stacy was a true outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, hunting ginseng, arrowhead hunting, pitching horseshoes and gardening. He was a PV Fan and the best storyteller in Southern Ohio.
The family would like to thank the Adena Hospice for their care, with a special thanks to Whitney, Jamie and Jessica. In lieu of flowers the family recommend donations be made to the Adena Hospice or Ohio University.
Graveside services will be held 11 am Wednesday, February 12, 2020 in the Twin Township Cemetery with Pastor Sammie Cooper officiating. Friends may visit with Stacy’s family from 5-8 pm Tuesday at the SMITH-MOORE-EBRIGHT Funeral Home of Bainbridge.
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