I just received this from Bp. Ken...
Brothers and Sisters,
Word has just reached us that The Rt. Rev. Herbert Thompson, Jr, retired bishop of Southern Ohio, died suddenly today. He was traveling in Italy and passed out after swimming and was unable to be revived. Joyce Keeshin was traveling with him and notified us. His sons are on their way to Italy. We do not have any other details at this time but please keep the Thompson family in your prayers. I will send another message when we have more information. May the soul of Herbert and of all the faithful departed rest in peace and may light perpetual shine upon them.
Bishop Ken Price
Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio
A website has been established to share memories of Bishop Herb, you can connect to that at this link.