Keith Robertson Thomson | Obituary

Keith Robertson Thomson | Obituary

Survived by: his children Coleen Thomson, Matt Thomson, Philip Thomson, and stepchildren Rebecca Stevens, Linda Wanamaker, Richard Knowles, Sharon Bennatts, Wendy Knowles, many step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren, and his brother Russ Thomson.

Preceded by: Parents Winford Thomson and Margaret Thomson.

He was married to his wife, June Shaneyfelt Knowles Thomson for 24 years and his sweet “Junee” followed him to heaven 6 weeks later.

History: He briefly served in the military when younger, then worked selling farm equipment and parts and was a truck driver for Reddaway Trucking until retiring. He volunteered for the City of Auburn at the Senior Center and the Food Pantry for 12 years, was a volunteer and donor for many years at the Puget Sound Blood Center. Keith received The President’s Volunteer service Award in 2009 and the Presidential Volunteer Service Award from the Mayor of Auburn in 2010 for working over 750 volunteer hours. He spent many years as an active member in Grace Community Church, loved electronic gadgets, digital photography, doing projects in his workshop, and reading his Bible. He was known for his kindness and always helping others. He loved camping in the mountains and reading his book while his wife fished!


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