Daniel G. Thompson of Taylorville

Daniel G. Thompson, 25, of Glendale California, formerly of Taylorville passed away at 1:36pm, Sunday, December 28, 2014 in Taylorville Township. He was born on September 2, 1989 in Springfield, Illinois, the son of Randy & Gina Berg Thompson. Danny was a 2008 graduate of Taylorville High School and a 2012 graduate of Bradley University. He worked as an operator in the albumin manufacturing plant for Baxter Travenol.In high school he enjoyed playing the saxophone in Jazz Band and worked at the Taylorville Cinema for several years. He enjoyed hiking in the mountains outside of Glendale and gaming with his friends.

He is survived by his parents: Randy & Gina Thompson of Taylorville; Sister: Emily Thompson, fiancée Jason Cameron, of Austin Texas; Brother: Romaric Pelissier, of Paris, France; Grandparents: Gene & Joan Thompson of Morgantown, Indiana; Aunts & Uncles: Kevin & Jeri Thompson of Morgantown, Indiana, Roger & Therese Thompson, of New Albany, Ohio, Kim & Ken Emmons, of Koontz Lake, Indiana, Jed & Darlene Berg of Charlotte, North Carolina, & Lynne Metz of Knox Indiana; and several cousins. He was preceded in death by grandparents: Gene & Virgina Berg.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00am on Wednesday December 31, 2014 at the Taylorville Christian Church with Pastor Michael St. Louis officiating. Burial will be in Anderson Cemetery, Palmer, IL. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 pm Tuesday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Taylorville High School Band. McClure Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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