Cecil E. Thompson 81, of Limerick
Cecil E. Thompson 81, Limerick, NY passed away September 27, 2013 at his home with his loved ones by his side.
Born April 12, 1932 in Dexter, NY to William and Bessie Woodard Thompson.
Cecil attended the one room school house, Limerick, and later, school in Sackets Harbor NY and served in the United States Air Force 1954-1958, where he was stationed in Germany.
Cecil married Yvonne Jewett on August 27, 1960 in Dexter, NY at United Methodist Church of Dexter, N.Y. by Rev. James Spear.
Cecil and Yvonne built their home and raised their family in Limerick, NY. Cecil was a 50 year member of the 322 Local Labor Union where he served on the Executive Board from 1987-1994 and worked throughout New York State on many construction projects.
Cecil is survived by Yvonne M.(Jewett) Thompson, his loving wife of 53 years; his son, Steven Thompson, Limerick; his daughters, Julie (Scott) Amell, Limerick and Lisa (Dale) Goble, Lake Ridge, Virginia and his five loves, Zachary, Ryan, Nathanial, Emily and Jacob, his grandchildren;
his only surviving sister, Beverly Thompson West, Three Mile Bay. brothers-in-law Thomas (Frances) Watertown and Donald Jewett (Marcia) Watertown; three sisters-in law, Mrs Bernard Martin, Carthage, Linda Jewett, Watertown and Mrs. Kilton Jewett; many nieces and nephews and his dutiful and loving care giver Melissa.
Cecil was predeceased by an infant daughter at birth and his siblings Gerald, Robert, Wilma, Betty, Thelma, Merton, Marjorie, Linda and Garth.
Cecil had several passions in life, which included raising beef cattle, handyman work, Ford trucks and cars, but it was his family that he held closest to his heart.
Calling hours for Cecil will be at Johnson's Funeral Home in Dexter on Sunday, September 29, 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. The funeral will be on Monday, September 30 at Johnson's Funeral home at 11 AM and burial will be in Dexter Cemetery.