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Wesley E. Thompson

Mr. Wesley Evan Thompson of St. Charles, MO, formerly of Oakdale, IL, departed this life at his residence in St. Charles on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.  He had attained the age of 32 years, 11 months and 11 days.

Wesley was born on May 8, 1989, in Belleville, IL, the son of David and Tonya (nee Hood) Thompson.

Wesley was a 2007 graduate of Nashville Community High School in Nashville, IL and a 2010 graduate of Kaskaskia College in Centralia, IL, where he was a member of the Cross-Country team.  He then attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale and graduated with his Information Systems degree in 2012.  He worked as an Information Technician for Dell in St. Charles, MO and attended Coulterville United Methodist Church in Coulterville, IL.  Wesley enjoyed buying and selling items on Ebay, running, bicycling, music, playing his guitar and he loved his cat, Marley and dog, Mocha.

Left to mourn his passing are his parents, David and Tonya Thompson of Oakdale; brother, Mitchell Thompson of Oakdale; significant other, Alexis Siltman of St. Charles, MO; aunt, Trudy (John) Calvetti of Coulterville; two uncles, Parley (Debbie) Hood and Dennis (Star) Thompson all of Coulterville; many cousins, other relation and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Roger and Helen Hood; paternal grandparents, Charles and Earlean Thompson and uncle, Keith Thompson.

Per the wishes of Wesley and his family, cremation will be performed and a Memorial Service will be held at the Coulterville United Methodist Church in Coulterville, IL on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 11 AM with Pastor Cody Battefeld officiating.  Interment of Ashes will follow in the Elkton Cemetery in Elkton, IL.

Friends may call at Coulterville United Methodist Church on Wednesday from 5 PM until 8 PM and on Thursday from 10 AM until the service hour.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the Oakdale Grade School or St. Louis Children’s Hospital and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

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