Shawn Thomas Thompson-Snow, 69, of Lincoln


LINCOLN — Shawn Thomas Thompson-Snow of Lincoln died July 31, 2022, at the age of 69. He was born Feb. 19, 1953, in Plattsburgh, N.Y., the son of Justine and Wayne Snow.

Beloved, beloved husband to Barbara, father to Carissa and Sam (and in-law to Josie), grandfather to Max and Theo, godparent and uncle to Justine, brother to Bill and brother-in-law to Jim, Dave, Scott and their families, uncle to Chad, son in law to Rev. James. So many memories and so much love shared with family, with the family of the United Church of Lincoln, and the Lincoln community.

Giver and lover of laughter and music and family, Shawn touched so many lives with his care and joy both as a family man, community member, and in his work as a counselor.

Shawn’s life was celebrated Saturday evening, Aug. 6, at the United Church of Lincoln, as he had wished, with joyful noises, bright colors, and a wonderful assembly of people whose lives he had touched.

His hope throughout life, verbalized often … to be remembered as a caring and devoted father, husband, family man and as one who helped people.

If you are moved to honor Shawn’s memory, he believed in helping the living. Please consider a contribution to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation or a charity you feel reflects your relationship with Shawn. ◊

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