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In Memory of

Lewis Thompson

April 3, 1942 - March 19, 2015

Obituary


Lewis R. Thompson passed away March 19, 2015 in Mesa AZ at the age of 72. He was born April 3, 1942 in Kansas City KS. Upon graduation from Rosedale High School in 1960, he worked as a Printer for the next 48 years. After 20 years, he finally convinced Peggy (Dew) Dewyea to marry him in 2006. Lewis loved hot rods, NASCAR, motorcycles, and tinkering in his garage. He is survived by his wife, Peggy (Dew), of Apache Junction AZ; his daughter, Lisa Thompson, of Kansas City KS; his sons, Lewis and Lonnie Thompson,...

Lewis R. Thompson passed away March 19, 2015 in Mesa AZ at the age of 72. He was born April 3, 1942 in Kansas City KS. Upon graduation from Rosedale High School in 1960, he worked as a Printer for the next 48 years. After 20 years, he finally convinced Peggy (Dew) Dewyea to marry him in 2006. Lewis loved hot rods, NASCAR, motorcycles, and tinkering in his garage. He is survived by his wife, Peggy (Dew), of Apache Junction AZ; his daughter, Lisa Thompson, of Kansas City KS; his sons, Lewis and Lonnie Thompson, of Rosedale, KS; his step-daughters Lisa (Milo) Merino of Basehor KS, and Jennifer (Reese) Shavers, Buffalo NY; and his step-son, Brian (Amy) Vrooman of Tonowanda NY. He is also survived by his sister Carol and his brother Don. He is also survived by six grandchildren (Desarae Enfield; Lauren, Meagan and Alison Vrooman; Kalil Shavers; and Luke Martin) and by his great grand-son, Brendan. He was preceded in death by his parents (Edward Thompson and Marie Byrd Thompson) and by his brother, Bill. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association (http://www.diabetes.org).