Rick E. Thompson

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"Rick" E. Thompson

Rick E. Thompson Richard "Rick" E. Thompson, 65, of Sandy Lake, passed away on Wednesday (Nov. 28, 2018) at UPMC Jameson in New Castle.
Rick was born in Greenville on Aug. 22, 1953, to Margaret Eddy and E. Bert Thompson.
He grew up in Fredonia and was a graduate of Reynolds High School.
Rick worked for Davey Tree, Smith-Gray Chevrolet, Fredonia Borough and Polk Center, retiring in 2012.
Rick married his beloved wife, Beverly J. Beougher, on Aug. 8, 1988; she survives at home.
Rick was an outdoorsman who loved to go hunting, fishing, boating and snowmobiling. He was a devout Pittsburgh Steelers and NASCAR fan, his favorite racers being Dale Earnhardt Sr., and Kevin Harvick. He enjoyed watching WWE Monday Night Raw and Smackdown and in his earlier years attending Reynolds wrestling and football games.
He was also an animal lover, having numerous dogs over the years that brought him a lot of joy and companionship.
Rick was a proud member of the NRA, a member of the Fredonia VFD, past member of the Fredonia American Legion, a social member of the Jesse G. Greer VFW Post 1835 in Franklin, Franklin Moose Lodge 83, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 328 in Franklin and a former member of the Harthegig Conservation Club of Fredonia.
In addition to his wife and mother, Rick is survived by: his brothers-in-law, Danny Beougher and companion Betty Doyle of Stoneboro, Larry Beougher and wife Debbie of Elba, Ala.; sisters-in-law Debbie Mott of Franklin and Lisa Brandt and companion Bruce Slater of Clarks Mills; an uncle, Robert Eddy and wife Marlene; an aunt, Alma Winkler; mother-in-law, Violet Beougher of Greenville; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and many dear friends.
In addition to his father, Rick was preceded in death by: his father-in-law, Bill Beougher; brother-in-law, Jeff Beougher, and aunt and uncle, Barb and Paul Taylor.

Richard "Rick" E., 65, of Sandy Lake.
Calling hours: 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday (12-2-18) and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday (12-3-18) at BLACK FUNERAL HOME, 99 Franklin St., Stoneboro. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.BlackFuneral Homes.net.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Theresa Robison, pastor of Kennard United Methodist Church, officiating.
Interment: New Lebanon Cemetery.
Published on November 29, 2018
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