Robert "Chief" Thompson

Robert Allen “Chief” Thompson, 46, of Mansfield, passed away unexpectedly, on Friday, January 1, 2016.

Robert was born on January 23, 1969, in Mansfield, to Lawrence and Patty Sue (Hunt) Thompson. He was an avid Cleveland Browns fan, and enjoyed fishing, camping, canoeing and bar-b-ques. Robert loved spending time with his family and friends.

Along with his mother, Patty Thompson, he is survived by his daughter, Jessica Lynn Thompson of Mansfield; two granddaughters, Makayla and Halina Williams; three siblings, Marlene (Earl) Tackett of Morehead, KY, and Charles Thompson and companion, Rosa Rogers, Michael (Sheila) Thompson of  WV; and Teresa (Joshua) Oakley both of Mansfield; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Robert was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence Thompson; grandson, Kalel Allen Thompson; half- brother, Phillip Thompson; and special friend, Carrie Tackett.

Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, LTD., 1106 Park Avenue East, Mansfield, OH. Funeral services will follow at noon at the funeral home.

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