Passed away. on Wednesday October 18, 2017, at the age of 54 years. Born September 27, 1963 to John R. Thompson, Jr. and the late Margaret K. Ford; loving father of Jacob Thompson and Robert (Caroline) Thompson; dear brother of John R. (Margaret) Thompson III, David C. (Leesa) Thompson and Stephen R. (Dorothy) Thompson; grandfather of Maylee Thompson; treasured by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Freelance writer, reporter and public relations professional. Held positions with St. Louis County Journal Newspapers, the St. Louis Mayor’s office and the City of Maryland Heights.
Paul was an enthusiastic fisherman and lover of nature. He was an avid reader and collector of books. Services Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Michel Funeral Home (5930 Southwest Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139). Visitation starting at 10:00 AM and memorial service at 12:00 PM. Lunch reception to follow at 1:30PM at Favazza’s Restaurant on the Hill in St. Louis.