David Herbert "Herbie" Thompson

January 18, 1960 — February 9, 2022

David Herbert "Herbie" Thompson

     David Herbert "Herbie" Thompson, age 62, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2022 at Ascension Genesys in Grand Blanc, MI.  He was a brother, father, uncle, and friend to many.

     David was born in St Johns, MI on January 18, 1960, the son of David Stephen and Ethel Frieda (Seigler) Thompson.  He graduated from Merrill High School with the class of 1978.

     Dave loved to hunt, fish, and spend time with his family, especially his grandkids.  He was a member of the NRA.  He worked for Schlegel Sand and Gravel in St. Johns, MI since 2007, where he made many lifelong friendships.

     He is survived by son Michael Erickson of Marion Springs, MI; daughter Tara Thompson of St. Louis, MI; daughter Hollie Brunner of Lakewood, OH; sisters: Frances Porubsky of Holt, MI;  Marijo, and Jeff Reeder of Tuscon, AZ; Laurie McElhaney of Brant, MI; grandchildren: Zane, Christina, Niklas, Tristan, Douglas, and Katelynn.   He is also survived by several honorary grandchildren including Tyler and Noah.   He was preceded in death by his mother Ethel (Seigler) Thompson, father, David Thompson, one brother Michael Thompson and honorary brother Gary McElhaney, as well as many aunts and uncles.

     Cremation has taken place and there will be a celebration of life this summer at The Farm; details will be forthcoming.

      In lieu of flowers, the family asks to please make donations to The American Cancer Society in David's name.  Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, Michigan.

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