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Brian Thompson

Brian Hugh Thompson

Sunday, April 29th, 1956 - Sunday, July 19th, 2020
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Obituary

Thompson, Brian Hugh,64, of Overton passed unexpectedly at home on July 19, 2020. Born in Yarmouth, he was a son of Esther (Fevens) Thompson and the late Howard “Sonny” Thompson. A true Toque wearing Canadian outdoorsman living off the land, working for 56 years as a wormer. Brian enjoyed everything to do with nature, whether it was trapping, fishing, or simply working in his garden or working on his front lawn; he was happy just being outside. He was an avid bowler and family man. His love for his children and grandchildren was unconditional. He could be found every Sunday with his church family, who was a significant part of his life. Every Sunday evening after church, they would all gather at the Dairy Queen. Brian is survived by his loving wife, Lynn; daughter, Katie (Jason Cook) , Hill View; Stepmother, Anna Thompson, Brenton; grandchildren, Hunter; Grace; Jackson; Taylor; Karlee; siblings, John (Gina) Thompson, West Pubnico; Heather (Henry) Wilton, Brazil Lake; Janice (Reginald) d’Entremont, West Pubnico; Ruth (John) Leblanc, Wedgeport; Elizabeth (Gregory) Jacquard; step-siblings, Scott Hurlburt; Eric (Kim) Hurlburt; Steve (Suzanne) Hurlburt; Jeff (Dahilia) Hurlburt. Besides his father, he was predeceased by his two sons, Shawn, and Robert in infancy. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Sweeny’s Funeral Home, Yarmouth. Visitation will be held, Thursday, July 23,2020 from 7-9pm in the Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel. A private Funeral service will take place Friday, July 24, 2020. Those who wish to view this service may do so on the Sweeny’s Funeral Home Website at 2pm. Rev, Keith Moore officiating. Interment to follow in the Chegoggin Cemetery. Family Flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to the Corner Stone Church of God or the Chegoggin Cemetery. On-line condolences may be sent to: Sweenysfh@eastlink.ca or you may sign the guestbook on-line at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.net
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    567 Main Street
    YARMOUTH, NS B5A 1J6
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  • Service

    Friday, July 24th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, July 24th, 2020 2:00pm
    Officiant
    Pastor Keith Moore
  • Interment

    Location
    Cheggogin Cemetery
    Address
    Chegoggin
    Chegoggin, NS
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David Lintaman

Posted at 05:09pm
Lynn, Katie, Heather, Janice, John, Elizabeth, Ruth...we send our love and condolences. Brian was a wonderful guy, and will be greatly missed. I will treasure our adventures and am glad I got to see him a few years ago.
CK

Corrina Kowalik

Posted at 01:17pm
So many good times over the years. Will never forget though him digging up my septic tank on Christmas Eve. Much love and prayers. Corrina
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Shelley Bodge

Posted at 12:32pm
Our deepest condolences to Lynn , Katie, Ester, and the family as well as Brian's step family. It was a shock to everyone to learn of his passing at such a young age. He always had a smile on his face and a story to tell. He will be dearly missed by his family but also the community as he was a fixture not only in Overton but in his Church community as well. Our hearts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. James and Shelley Bodge
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Heather

Posted at 09:11am
To all of Brian's family,we were shocked and so sad to hear of Brian's sudden passing.Brian always stopped and talked and ask how everyone was in the family.He loved his family so much and always had a smile when he talked about them.Brian will be missed,such a terrible loss.We will be thinking of all the family in the days to come. Love and prayers Jessie Pitman,Heather,Bonnie and Tracey
PG

Patricia Goodwin

Posted at 08:07pm
Dear Lynn and Katie and all of the Thompson family,
Just wanted to say how sad we are to hear of Brian's sudden passing. He has been a fixture around the shop for so long he is missed very much. Dad said the other day he was family and is really going to miss Brian's morning visits in his "office". They had lots of long chats there. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.
Love
Patti and Curt
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