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313 Center St.
ASHLAND, OH 44805
Phone: 419-281-2566, 1-800-430-2566
Fax: 419-281-4411
Lawrence

Lawrence "Larry" E. Thompson

Monday, April 18th, 1938 - Monday, February 25th, 2019
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Lawrence E. Thompson, 80

Lawrence E. Thompson, 80 of Ashland passed away, Monday, February 25, 2019 in University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center.

He was born on April 18, 1938 to the late Milo D. and Lucille G. (nee Cleckner) Thompson in Ashland.

Larry graduated from Hayesville High School, Class of 1956. Following his graduation, Larry proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict from 1957 to 1961.

He married the former Ellawayne Wrede on August 11, 2013. Larry was a member of Peace in the Valley Church in Mansfield. He previously was a member of Ashland Christian Center where he served as associate pastor and longtime usher.

Larry was involved in the Hayesville Follies for many years and served as both President and Treasurer of Flame Fellowship. Throughout his life, he has enjoyed fishing, reading, music and singing.

He is survived by his wife of five years, Mrs. Ellawayne Thompson of Ashland; two sons, Lawrence M. Thompson of Ft. Worth, Texas and Dwight (Guylamay) Thompson of Shreve; four grandchildren, Dustin, Brandi, Brandon, and Kelsey; three great grandchildren, Cali, Calyn, and Braden; three sisters, Carol Icenhour of Ashland, Patsy Briggs of Ashland, and Lawana Roberts of Mansfield; two brothers, Duane (Sharon) Thompson of Alliance and Gaylord (Amber) Thompson of Ashland; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Larry is preceded in death by his previous wife, Ruth A. Thompson; one sister, Norma Dickinson; and two brothers, Milo “Jack” Thompson and Lamont Thompson.

Funeral services will be held, Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. in the Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home with Pastor Wetzel Hunt officiating. Interment will be in the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Friends may call two hours prior to the service from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, North Carolina 28607.

Online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at denbowfh.com.

Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home
    Address
    313 Center Street
    Ashland, Ohio 44805
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  • Funeral Services

    Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 | 4:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 4:00pm
    Location
    Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home
    Address
    313 Center Street
    Ashland, Ohio 44805
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    Officiant
    Pastor Wetzel Hunt
  • Interment

    Location
    Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
    Address
    10175 Rawiga Road
    RITTMAN, OH 44270
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Cyndie Harris

Posted at 09:50pm
Larry, my deepest condolences to you and your family. I thought as a little girl he was the tallest man I’d ever seen. I can remember him being an usher and greeting people before and after church at The Church of God and his singing. I saw your dad always with a kind greeting and a smile. Cyndie Harris Heath
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Michael E. Thompson

Posted at 11:24am
I remember Larry singing along with the radio when I was 3. Johnny Cash's "Ring of Fire". I always think of that whenever I think about Larry. Johnny is going "down, down' down, but I believe that Larry has passed like Elijah: 2 Kings 2:11 And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, which parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven. A ring of fire, a ring of fire. Michael Edward Thompson
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Gregg A. Thompson

Posted at 06:47pm
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