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John Paul Thompson

January 6, 1943 ~ July 7, 2019 (age 76)

John Paul Thompson, 76, of Canonsburg, a good man, died Sunday, July 7, 2019 after a 3 month illness.
He was born January 6, 1943, in Canonsburg, a son of Gerard and Florence Zima Thompson. 

Mr. Thompson served his country with the United States Airforce, in Okinawa, and in Oklahoma.
Prior to his retirement, Mr. Thompson was a driver for Fedex for 10 years, and later a driver for the Canonsburg NAPA for 15 years. He enjoyed gardening.
On November 1, 1961, he married his loving wife of over 57 years, Karen Lee Susack Thompson, who survives. Also surviving are his son, Joseph S. (James Gavel) Thompson, of Beechview; his daughter-in-law, Lisa (Dennis) Gehrlein; 4 grandchildren, John Thompson III, Luke Thompson, Molly Thompson, and Tad Thompson; nephew, Matthew (Heather) Williamson; and his niece, Lynda (Wayne) Thompson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, John P. Thompson, Jr.; his brother, Jerry Thompson; his niece, Lisa Reeder; and his nephew, J.J. Thompson.
Friends will be received Monday, July 15, 2019, from 2-4 and 6-8pm, at the Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services, LTD, 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, Phillip L. Sollon, supervisor, J. David Sollon, director, 724-746-1000.
Additional visitation Tuesday, July 16, 2019, from 11am to noon, the time of services. Burial will follow in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Bridgeville.
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