Lloyd Thompson, 80, of Collingwood, passed away Friday afternoon, March 16, 2018, surrounded by loving family. He was born in New Lowell, on May 23, 1937 to parents Ishmael and Irene Thompson. Early in his career he worked for Goodyear Tires, owned a Drapery and Carpet enterprise, was employed with Canada Cartage, and worked in Landscaping. He had a deep sensitivity to nature and animals. He was known for his easy-going manner and kindness to others. He is survived by his spouse Anne Mann, and by four children, Pamela (David) Griffith, Veronica Thompson, Bonita Thompson, and Glenda (Shawn) Hall; Brothers, Orville, Thurald ‘Thud’ and Leslie; Sister’s Ruth, Rosalie, and Wanita. Seven grandchildren; Dylan, Devah, Daryl, Madisyn, Darbi, Chaz, and Akiel; including numerous nieces and nephews, and his cherished dog Daisey. He is preceded in death by his parents, sister’s Christina and Doreen.
Funeral services will be Thursday, March 21, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at Fawcett Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jeremy Sanderson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, or Canadian Lung Association.