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December 24, 2015

Alvin Errington Thompson, formerly of RR 2, Kincardine, died at Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Lucknow, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Virene “Vi” Thompson (Finlayson) of RVilla for 64 years. Dear father of Sandra MacDonald (Allan) of RR 2, Ripley; Karen Riley (Tom) of RR 4, Walkerton; Arlene Thompson (Peter Corbett) of London; Brian Thompson (Betty Anne Bushell) of RR 2, Kincardine; Joyce Cotterall (Chris) of Brisbane, Australia; and Janice Thompson (Ron Johnston) of Granbury, Texas. Missed by his grandchildren, Terry (Sean Pressey), Regan (Derek Hori), James MacDonald, Bradley MacDonald, Brett Thompson (Dan Wright), Allyson (Andrew Lambert), Robyn (Greg Farrell), Amanda Riley, Darcy Cotterall and Elly Cotterall; and great-grandchildren, Emma, Evie, Evan, Nathan and Jack. Fondly remembered by sister Bernice Norman of Kincardine, sisters-in-law Oral Cameron of London and Marilyn Johnston (Bob) of Ripley, and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Stanley and Clara (Merritt) Thompson, grandson Jason Thompson, nephew Scott Cameron, and brothers-in-law John Norman and Murray Cameron. Alvin was a dedicated farmer and avid horsemen. He was a member of the Kincardine Oddfellows Lodge and Kincardine Agricultural Society for many years. Alvin was reeve of Kincardine Township for 12 years and warden of Bruce County in 1980. He was a member of the Bruce County Board of Education for 12 years, and served a term as chairman. Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, where the funeral service will be held in the chapel, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Don Harry officiating. Interment Kincardine Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Kincardine United Church, Kincardine and Community Health Care Foundation or Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home Residents' Council, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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