Franklin David Thompson, age 83 of Lowell, was welcomed home by his Lord on October 18, 2016. He lived a simple life, and was dedicated to his family. His great capacity to love will be missed by his family and all those he welcomed into his family. He leaves behind his loving wife of 64 years, Shirley (Larrow) Thompson; children, Frank Thompson Jr., Martin Thompson, Sheila (Kevin) Hoag, Julie Kovich-Echtinaw, Mary Thompson; grandchildren, Justin Hoag, Conall Hoag (Cynthia Tierney), Flynn Hoag, Ryan (Angie) Kovich, Brad (Sadie) Kovich, Ken (Rachael) Echtinaw, Josh (Kristina) Echtinaw; great-grandchildren, Hannah and Gracyn Kovich, Claira and Anthony Kovich, Eleina Hoag, Lillian Echtinaw; and his buddy, Aerial (Bitty). Frank served in the Korean War. A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, January 15, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Ada Christian Reformed Church, 7152 Bradfield SE, Ada. Rev. Bruce Vaandrager and Rev. Scott Van Voorst officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Ada Christian Reformed Church; or the American Cancer Society, 129 Jefferson Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Frank’s favorite song was Amazing Grace,
When this flesh and heart should fail,
And mortal life shall cease,
I shall possess, within the veil,
A life of joy and peace.