Byron King Thompson, of Pickerington, son of Jasper and Bernice passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of December 26, 2018. He was 86 years old. Those who never left his side include his loving wife of 64 years, Peggy, his children, Brad, Jill and Curt, five grandsons, one great-grandson and many more wonderful friends. Byron lived a beautiful life, no one was a stranger to him. He will be deeply missed. In lieu of a service, a private family gathering will be held to celebrate his life. Arrangements by the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME.