Obituary of Richard Kimbal Thomson
Richard Kimbal Thomson 83 of White Sulphur Springs, WV passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019 at home.
Richard was born August 11, 1935 in Deposit NY to the late Kimbal Thomson and Grace Payne Newman.
Richard, fondly remembered as “Dick” by family and friends graduated from Walton Central High School in 1953. During his senior year Richard was a member of the Walton football team that went undefeated and unscored upon. After graduation, Richard owned and operated a dairy farm on Fish Hollow Road and later retired from underground excavating.
Other than his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his oldest son Randy Thomson and a brother William Thomson.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Gloria Betty Thomson of White Sulphur Springs; daughter Connie Toro and her husband Vladimir of Hazleton, PA; sons Jeffrey Thomson of White Sulphur Springs, WV and Allan Thomson and wife Barbara of Spout Springs, VA; Grandchildren Richard (Rebecca), Jesse (Jamie), Shane, Derrek, Payton (Shani), Matthew (Brittany), Ryan (Cara), Amber, Evan, Tara and Cole. Great grandchildren; Waylon, Randi, Darren, Emma, Angel, Aubrey, Maisyn, Tyler, Jaedyn, Tristen, Charlotte, Wesley, Landon, Chase, Aubrey, Liam, Scarlett and Heidi. He is also survived by a sister Patti Hunt and husband Robert of Charleston, SC and his beloved dog Wellington.
Calling hours to which relatives and friends are invited to attend will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 5-7 P.M. at Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend Street, Walton, NY. A service to celebrate Richard’s life will take place on Friday, March 22 at 11 A.M. at the funeral home. Burial in Walton Cemetery will take place in the spring.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home.