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In loving memory of
Frederick "Skip" Thompson
  • December 11, 1926
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  • January 13, 2013

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Frederick Eugene “Skip” Thompson,86, Port Orange FL  died Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach. He was born in Jamestown, Ohio, December 11, 1926. He moved to Xenia, Ohio where he worked at the Xenia Daily Gazette for 25 years. In 1974 the family moved to Ormond Beach FL. He retired from the Casa Del Mar in Ormond Beach FL after 24 years of service. Skip was an avid NASCAR fan and Ohio State Buckeye football fan.  A devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather, he was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years Jean Thompson and granddaughter Jennifer Nelson-Hiller. Skip was especially devoted to his family and will be dearly missed by his family and friends. He leaves to cherish his memory a son Michael Thompson, daughter Shari Nelson of Port Orange FL, grandson Jamie Nelson of Daytona Beach FL, grand son-in-law Joe Hiller, great granddaughter Rachel Hiller of Port Orange FL and sister Pat (Harold) Ray of Bangor, Maine.   Life Celebration will be 2:00 PM Saturday at Baldwin Brothers Heritage Place 1 North Causeway New Smyrna Beach. The family will receive friends starting at 1:00 PM.

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  1. Cindy Criswell -Hayden says:
    04 Feb 2013
    Shari & Mike, God Bless you during this most difficult time. So sorry to hear about your Dad.

  2. Chevelle Kemp says:
    31 Jan 2013
    Shari & Mike
    I am so sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with both of you and your family.

  3. Pat & Jeff Jones says:
    24 Jan 2013
    Shari & Mike

    Our hearts and our prayers go out to you and your family. Your dad always did the very best for his family and we are sure he will be forever missed.

    God Speed!!!

    Pat and Jeff

  4. Linda & Gregg Cross says:
    20 Jan 2013
    Your dad was a loving, caring father and I know you will miss him terribly, but his spirit lives on in you so he will still be with you. Thinking of you in love and friendship.
    Linda and Gregg

  5. Jim Beaver says:
    19 Jan 2013
    Shari and Mike, Our deepest sympathy to you in the passing of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Xenia High Class of 71 Reunion Committee-Jim Beaver Representative.

  6. Anita Hilderbrandt Massengale says:
    18 Jan 2013
    Shari & Mike,

    So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. I remember him as a "cool" dad.

    I am praying for your peace.


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