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Obituary: John Thompson, Columbus

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John Patrick Thompson, 36, of Columbus, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at his home.

John was born May 7, 1978, in Syracuse, New York, the son of Robert L. and Audrey L. Smith Thompson. He enjoyed music and working with computers and was an employee of Thompson Contracting of Columbus.

He is survived by his parents, Robert and Audrey Thompson of Columbus; brother, Paul (Melissa) Thompson of Columbus; sister, Heather (Kelly) Brostrom of Citrus Springs, Florida; brother, Doug Thompson of Columbus; brother, Richard (Leoma) Thompson of Kentucky; sister, Trina Cole of Columbus; uncle, James M. (Diane) Smith of Syracuse, New York; stepgrandmother, Lois Smith of Elizabethtown; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Barry Thompson, and grandparents, Milton and Veronica Smith.

A memorial service will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Monday at Calvary Church of the Nazarene, with calling from 1 p.m. until service time. Pastor Shane Rocker will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Calvary Church of the Nazarene.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements were made by Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street.

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