He was born Sept. 26, 1945 in Lockport, N.Y. to Maurice and Sarah Thomson. Rick graduated from high school and went on to earn a Bachelors Degree. He worked as a police officer for several years and was also a carpenter.
Rick was preceded in death by his parents, and son Kevin. He is survived by his wife Candi, children Christina (Todd) Hunziker, Lisa Gafkjen, Caroline, Shane Thomson, step daughters Wendy Wallstad, Barb Ren, daughter-in-law Dana Thomson, nine grandchildren, one great granddaughter Isabella, sister Carissa “Reese” (Ed) Marks, as well as numerous other relative and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at the Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Stacy officiating. Pallbearers are Christina, Todd and Casey Hunziker, Christy Schmakel, Shane Thomson and Dave Quigley. Military Honors will be provided by the Cambridge American Legion Post #290. Arrangements were with the Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Cambridge.