Thompson, Victor B.

June 8th, 2016

Of London, Ontario, loved his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and loved to sing and now he is singing in the Lord’s presence having passed peacefully on Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 in his 97th year. Those who rejoice in hope are his wife, Eleanor (née Grieve), his daughter, Elizabeth (Rev. Michael Faris), and his son, Rev. John Thompson (Doris). Also survived by his sister, Joyce (Elroy Kranz), 12 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren (with three on the way) and one great-great-grandchild. Predeceased by his first wife Dorothy (née Loveday), his daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Rev. Eric McGrath, and his brother Allen Thompson. Victor was born and raised in Hartford, Ontario, and settled in Brantford where he owned and operated Vic’s Vacuum Sales for many years. Visitation will be held at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held at Forest City Bible Church, 1889 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. (with visitation one hour prior at the church). Rev. John V. Thompson officiating. A reception will follow at the church with interment at a later date in Hartford Cemetery. Vic was an active member of his local church and was a Gideon for almost 70 years. In his memory, donations may be made to Forest City Bible Church or The Gideons International in Canada. 

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Amy (Pritchard) GroleauMr. and Mrs. Thompson were very godly people and good friends with my grandparents. it was always fun to spend time with Grandma and Grandpa, but even more so when we'd visit the vacuum shop at the Thompson's. As a child, I remembered Mr. Thompson's rich baritone voice singing solos or duets. Heaven's choir has gained another good singer. To Mr. Thompson's family, my condolences and prayers are extended to you as you rejoice in the glorious hope we have as Christians. Hold your memories close - they are precious. Blessings and peace to all.
Diane MillerEleanor and family, My deepest sympathy in the loss of your husband and father. We rejoice that Vic is in the presence of God! Even though Vic has left this earth, his love will always live in your hearts. Your in my thoughts and prayers! With Deepest Sympathy, Diane Miller (Indiana - USA)
Diane P.S.WEleanor and family, sending you my deepest sympathy in your loss of a very special husband and father. In my short time caring for Vic, I was blessed. Vic sang and joked with me. He was a teacher of the Lord right to the end. Thank you Vic and Eleanor. You are in my prayers.
Nick RochaEleanor and the entire Thompson family. Just arrived back after attending an awesome homecoming memorial at Forrest City Bible Church. I have known Vic now for 5 years and truly this man was just amazing. His love and passion for Christ was inspiring. Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his faithful servants. Psalm 116:15 I echo the apostle Paul's words, "We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord." 2 Corinthians 5:8 Vic was confidant on the amazing grace of God in his life through Christ & it was a privilege and blessing to having known him for this short time. A man who truly lived an "abundant life in Christ"and demonstrated the "peace of God " even when he was alive in his "temporary tent" Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you. 2 Thessalonians 3:16 Loves from Nick, Veenet, Niven, Nikita and Nathan London Ontario
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