AUGUSTA -- Milton Shawn "Mickey" Thompson, 42, of Chelsea, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 22, 2013 at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta.
Mickey was born on Nov. 26, 1970, in Waterville. He is a son of Daniel L. Thompson I and Millie (Farrington) Thompson. Mickey graduated from Hall-Dale High School in 1990 and went on to work for many years as a building contractor and carpenter, owning his own business, Mickey Thompson Builders. He was a hard worker and loved what he did.
Mickey enjoyed the outdoors. He was an avid deer hunter, loved motorcycling, snowmobiling, four wheeling and Jeeps. Above all he loved the time spent with his son, Nick, ice fishing. Mickey was competitive and loved to win; this led to his hobby of arm wrestling, where he was a champion, winning state and New England titles. He also loved the competition of the mud runs and racing. Mickey enjoyed men's league softball and loved baseball.
Mickey was a great father, son and brother. He was a giving man who was always willing to lend a helping hand. He is loved by many.
Mickey was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, John Thompson Sr.; and by his maternal grandfather, Milton "Mickey" Farrington.
He leaves behind his beloved son, Nicholas "Nick" Spiller; mom Millie Thompson; dad Daniel Thompson I and companion Candy; brother Dan Thompson II and companion Britney; paternal grandmother Norma Thompson; and maternal grandmother Jane Farrington; aunts and uncles Mindy and Barry Lee, Polly and Peter Boynton, Tanya Wallace, Jack and Barbie Thompson and Cathy Wheeler; many cousins, nephews, great-aunts and -uncles, his sidekick, Ben, and many beloved friends.
A celebration of Mickey's life will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Veilleux Funeral Home, 8 Elm St., Waterville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory for his son Nicholas Spiller at The 1st National Bank, 39 Gardiner Road, P.O. Box 431, Wiscasset, ME 04578.