Craig  Thompson's Memorial

Craig Thompson
(1951 - 2010)


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Name: Mr Craig Thompson
Nick Name: Eightball
Gender: Male
Age: 59 years old
Lived: Saturday, 9 June 1951 - Thursday, 16 December 2010

My Story

Craig Thompson was known for alot of things, anywere from a rough housing child, to a tender loving grandfather. Craig grew up anywere from Illnois to California, back to Illinois, to were he graduated from Melvin / Sibley High School, enlisted in thee Marines, and then was discharged due to an injury. Married Alma Wilson from Foosland Illinois, and had 3 beautiful children, Cookie (Ryan) Dalton Springfeild Mo, Christopher (Kristi) Thompson Melvin Illinois, Andria (Travis) Downey Marseilles Illinois. Which they all 3 are married and together gave Craig 10 grandchildren, including his first great grand child Eva. Craig Loved working with his hands and dedicated his life to a career of Sheet Metal work, anywere from the north points of Illinois, to thee southern points of Illinois. Craig was known for his Camaros, to work, drive, show off and tinker around with. Craig is a Jack of all trades, anywere from Auto Mechanics, to Carpentry, if he didn't know how to do it, it wouldn't be long and he would learn. Craigs' main thing known for is his mind, Craig had an Advanced Knowledge, he loved to read and learn and if he wasn't doing that then he was talking up a discusion with you, Craig LOVED to talk, he could talk to you about anything and everything, he always had stories, he could relate to your story or have one were he could compare it to. Craig was 10 days short of his 40th Wedding Anniversary ( December 27th 2010) We know were ever Craig is at and what ever he is doing he is with us all, anywere from working with his co-workers to, spending time watching over his family. Craig we love and will forever miss you...

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Dear Dad; I want you to know that I have never stopped thinking about you and want yu to know that there isn't a day ...
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Dad I want to tell you that I will forever love oyu and think of oyu and to add to the happiness, I had a poem publis...
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Dear Dad; It's November 2nd 2011 and I was wanting to write to you and see how you were doing, We all miss you tremnd...
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Dear Dad, I have been thinking of you so much that I wsh there was a way that I could hear your voice, see your smile...
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Dear Dad; yesterday was Fathers Day and I want to tell you we were at your at house and trying to work on your 93 Cam...
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Fathers Name: Dayo Elsworth Thompson
Mothers Name: Elzina Joy THompson
Spouse's Name: Alma Kaye Thompson
Children's Names: Cookie - Christopher - Andria
Siblings Names: Mark - Eric - Kevin - Lisa - Shawn
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Marseilles
Occupation: Engineering
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Other Christian


Favourite Sport: Football
Favourite Team: Chicago Bears
Favourite Book: Chiltons / Mechanics
Favourite Movie: Great Outdoors
Favourite Music Genre: Rock
Favourite Artist: Doors
Favourite Charity: Girl Scouts / Boy Scouts
Other Interests:
Craig has so many interests, but he is known for his Camaros, Craig collected belt buckles, hats, oldies rock -n- roll. Craig loved his music. And his friends and family, Craig was a Career sheet Metal worker......


Place of Passing: Morris Hospital / Grundy County
Date of Passing: 16 December 2010
Cause of Passing: Natural Causes
Type of Funeral: Methodist Church
Place of Burial: Melvin Illinois Cemetary
Plot Number: unknown
Funeral Director: Megan Thompson
Funeral Location: Methodist Church/ Melvin Illinois
Funeral Date: 21 December 2010
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