He was born on May 22, 1947, in New Castle, Indiana, a son of the late Samuel Thompson and Mary (Hammond) Purcell.
Those left to cherish Steve’s memory include his wife Karen (Hagerman) Thompson, whom he married on May 10, 2002; a son, Steven C. Thompson, Jr. of New Castle; a step-son, Jason Hunnicut of Muncie; a daughter, Heather (Jack) Obregon of Arizona and her three children; two sisters, Sue (Dennis) McGrady of Noblesville and Joetta Pitts of Indianapolis; four brothers, Brad (Lynn) Thompson, Eric (Cheryl) Thompson, and Greg (Stacy) Reid all of Florida, and Scott (Kristia) Purcell of Virginia, along with several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Steve was preceded in death by his grandparents, King and Sarah (Stockton) Thompson and George and Harriet (Ross) Hammond.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, February 21, 2022, at Sproles Family Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Davis officiating. Cremation will follow.
Friends may call from 11:00 am until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home.