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Richard Taylor Thompson

Born: Wed., May 9, 1928
Died: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019

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Richard Taylor Thompson
May 9, 1928
February 1, 2019


Hereford-Richard T. Thompson, 90, of Sierra Vista passed away peacefully on Friday, February 1, 2019 at Via Elegante. Richard, son of the late Edwin T. and Lena M. (Hussey) Taylor was born in Akron, Ohio on May 9, 1928.

Raised in Akron he was educated there and furthered his education at Akron State University.
Richard served his country with the United States Navy during WWII. He worked as an electrical engineer for 47 years with General Electric and retired in 1993.

He resided in Syracuse, Utica, New York, Pennsylvania and in Sierra Vista for the past 20 years.

In addition to his parents Richard was predeceased by his first wife, Esther Thompson. He is survived by his second wife, Sondra Joyce (McCormick) Thompson; a son, Jeffrey Thompson; two daughters, Debbie Williams (Jaime) and Susan Cullen; a sister, Barbara Summers; nine grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Richard was interred with his wife Esther at Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
A memorial service and celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
Hatfield Funeral Home, Sierra Vista was entrusted with the arrangements.  

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