Douglas (Doug) Edward Thompson, 69, passed away peacefully on April 19, 2022, with family by his side. Doug was born on January 7, 1953, in Detroit, Michigan, to Edward and Berneice Thompson. Graduating from Brother Rice High School, he further received a BA in Business from Western Michigan University and an MBA from the University of Detroit. Doug’s career focused on international sales with frequent coveted travel to Brazil. He was a dedicated MSU fan and lifelong optimistic Detroit Lions fan. Sailing, golf, cooking, acoustic guitar playing, concerts, and theater were some of his favorite pastimes. Doug was preceded in death by his wife Ranae Thompson and his parents Edward and Berneice Thompson. He is survived by his beloved children Ryan Thompson and Rachael (Sapan) Shah and their mother, his siblings Sharon Morse, Barbara Thompson, and Edward (Eugenie) Thompson, his special friend Julie Coup, and nieces and nephews. The family will meet with friends and relatives from 10am-11am Monday, April 25, 2022, at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. Funeral services will be at 11am.