Peacefully at the Starwood Extendicare Nursing Home, Nepean, on Monday, June 1, Bevis Thompson of Russell, age 87. Son of the late Cecil and Bernice (Bilow) Thompson of Russell. Beloved husband of the late Gladys Thompson (nee Newcommon). Dear stepfather of Dawn Bradley (Brian), and Brenda Postlethwaite (Doug Sinclair). Dear brother of Iris Cunningham (Glen). Dear stepbrother of Lynn Thompson (Elsie) and Lyle Thompson (Ruth). Predeceased by his stepchildren, Wayne and Brian Postlethwaite, and Ruth Mather (late William), and his brothers Mac Thompson (Marjorie), Raymond (May), his sisters Lula Wagner (Calvin) and Gloria Pickard (Jack), his stepsisters Joan McLean (John), Beverley Welk (Norman), Faye Kinsella (Glen), and his stepbrother Frank Thompson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Due to Covid restrictions a celebration of Bevis’ life will be held at Christ Church United, Chesterville, at a later date. Donations to Christ Church United or to the Morewood United Church Cemetery would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. If you are making your donation online or by cheque directly to the charity, please include the following note with your gift “please notify the family”. Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com.