MICHAEL ANTHONY THOMPSON of Marietta, GA passed away peacefully surrounded by family on July 29, 2021.
Michael was a devoted husband, loving and proud father, cherished son, supportive brother and uncle, and loyal friend.
Michael grew up in Westboro, MA before attending Union College in Schenectady, New York and developed lifelong friends along the way, particularly on the football field. Mike graduated from Union with a bachelor’s degree in Managerial Economics, while playing varsity football and earning the honor of 1999 defensive player of the year, ECAC Academic All-Star, and Football Gazette D3 All American. After graduation, Mike joined General Electric in their Financial Management Program, where he met his wife, Lisa, and enjoyed a successful career culminating as Chief Financial Officer at the Wrench Group. Professionally, Mike enjoyed working on complex solutions and being a mentor developing and elevating his team. Mike’s true passion was his family, with pride beaming whenever he spoke of his two children, Isla and Jack. Mike was a passionate fan of Boston sports teams, loved the challenge and the comradery of golf, was a gourmet chef, and always held a special place in his heart for Cape Cod.
Michael is survived by his beloved wife Lisa (Stevens) Thompson originally from Cortland, NY; his two children Isla (11 years) and Jack (9 years); his parents Michael and Jean (Gawrych) Thompson; his sister, brother-in-law, and niece Hayley, John Johanson, and Harper Johanson; his brother, brother’s partner, and niece Connor, Amber Kimble, and Jaylynn; and many other friends and family.
A Celebration of Mike’s Life will be held at a future date. For online condolences, please visit West Georgia Crematory. https://www.westgeorgiacrematory.com
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Mike’s favorite charity: The V Foundation for Cancer Research. A memorial giving page was created for donations in Mike’s honor.