Floyd E. Thompson was born Sept. 5, 1919, to parents, Myron and Emma Thompson, in Lincoln, Nebr., and died at his home in Ashland, Ore. on March 19, 2011. He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Doris J. Thompson; his son, Tim Thompson; and daughter, Meredith Hoyer. He is survived by his daughter, Ardith da Costa, and her husband, Sonny, of Petaluma, Calif; and Julie van Elwyk, of New Britain, Conn. He is also survived by grandchildren, Jennifer Moody, Brandon Hoyer, Christina Van Elswyk, Marie Micheletti, Nicholas Thompson, Jackie da Costa and Toni da Costa; and survived by four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home in Ashland on Friday, April 1, at 1:00 p.m. Donations are preferred to your favorite charity or Medford Baptist Church.