Robert Leo ''Bob'' Thompson, 86, of Elizabeth passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Born November 17, 1932, he was the son of the late Harry F. and Margaret Irene (Zumbro) Thompson.
Bob was a 1950 graduate of Rostraver High School. He honorably served his country in the US Army during the Korean War. After his military service, he returned home to work at the family business, Harry F. Thompson's Garage in Rostraver. In 1970, he and his brother James, became co-owners of the business. He not only worked as a mechanic, but also was a Toro Lawn and Garden Dealer. His hobbies included gardening, puzzles, building model cars, wood working, country western music, tractor pulling and going to the casinos.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Phyllis (Lipp) Thompson; children, Terry (Carol) Thompson of Elizabeth, Roberta Thompson of Parkersburg, WV, Joan (David) Osiol of Rostraver and Robert (Jamie) Thompson of Elizabeth; grandchildren, Ryan (Melissa) Thompson, Jason (Chrystal) Thompson, Bradley Thompson, Taryn Stock, Anna Osiol, Danielle Thompson and Robert Thompson; great-grandchildren, Gavin, MaLeah, Caleb and Ben; sisters, Margaret McGregor and Marie Thompson; numerous nieces and nephews; and his faithful dog, Peanut.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Lloyd, George and James Thompson; and sister, Mildred Thompson.
Friends will be received on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc., 580 Circle Drive, Rostraver Township (724-929-7934) www.jamesstumpfuneralhome.com where a Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Matthew Stith officiating. Interment, with Military Honors, will follow in Round Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Round Hill Presbyterian Church.