THOMPSON, Gary A. Sr., 55, of Mound Street, Tiltonsville, OH died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio.

He was born November 2, 1957, in Wheeling, WV, son of the late Clifford Thompson and Jane Severini Thompson.

Gary was a welder at Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, Mingo Plant; Catholic by faith and a big fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes, Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Pirates.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a son Gary Alan Thompson Jr. and his fiancee, Jess of Columbus, OH; a daughter, Sarah (James) McKeegan of Pittsburgh, Pa; two brothers, Clifford (Shirley) Thompson of Tiltonsville, OH and Jeffrey Thompson and Shelly of Walled Lake, Michigan; two sisters, Janet (John) Steadman of Galloway, OH and Joyce (Tim) Hackett of Columbus, OH and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received to pay tribute to Gary and celebrate his life on Friday 2 p.m.until time of service at 5 p.m. at Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville, with the Rev James Agnew.

Burial at 10 a.m. Saturday in Upland Cemetery, Yorkville, OH