Jason R. Pompey, 42, of Marshall went to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday January 31, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family following an on and off battle with cancer the last couple years.
Jason was born on August 31, 1978 in Great Falls, Montana to Randel and Lynn (Sanders) Pompey. He graduated from Lakeview High School in 1996, and went to Western Michigan University earning a Bachelor's Degree, and later earned a master's degree from Wayne State University and was currently enrolled in the doctorate program at Liberty University. On September 16, 2019 he married Erica K. Waito in Miami, Florida on a Carnival Cruise.
Jason was the Operations Manager at Republic Waste Services in Marshall prior to his illness. Prior to that he worked for Walmart Distribution in Coldwater for 13 years. He was a member of Battle Creek Friends Church. Jason enjoyed photography, camping, hiking, and drinking craft beer. He was an avid cyclist mountain biking, road biking and participated in several different bike races. Jason also enjoyed music and movie trivia with his family and friends. He was an entertainer and loved to joke and make people laugh. Jason loved spending time with his family and friends especially enjoyed spending time with his children and his dogs George and Grace.
He is survived by his wife Erica; children, Carter Pompey, Ethan Pompey, and Isabella Pompey; parents, Randel (Patti) Pompey and Lynn (Scott) Tobias; siblings; Kristina (Joshua) Gillespie, Michael Pompey, Josh Pompey, Scottie Tobias, Jonna Tobias, Dustin Tobias and Matthew Tobias; paternal grandfather Ben Pompey; nephew Colin Romine; and several other nephews, nieces aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ernestine Pompey, Marie Sanders, Kenneth Sanders; Joyce Cords; and Uncle Kenneth Sanders.
Visitation will take place from 4-8pm on Friday, February 5, 2021 at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services 723 US Hwy 27 N Marshall MI 49068. Please use marked entrances and exits and following the guidelines for masks and social distancing. A funeral service celebrating his life will take place at 2:30pm on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at the Battle Creek Friends Church, 1305 Olive street Battle Creek MI 49014. A private family interment will take place at Albion Memory Gardens at a later date. Memorial contributions are requested to Battle Creek Friends Church, Oaklawn Hospice or to the family for a Children's Memorial Fund (Payable to Erica Pompey). Memorial contributions may be mailed to the Kempf Funeral Home PO Box 519 Marshall MI 49068, for delivery to the charity. Leave a personal message for the family and sign the online guestbook at https://www.kempffuneralhome.com
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