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“Dr David Thompson was my Family Doctor for many years! He was loved and appreciated all those years and would still have been, had we not moved away!...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Evelyn House

“Roger and I send prayers for comfort to all of Dr. David's family. Cathy Stockton ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Cathy Stockton - Rayville, LA

“OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY. ALWAYS ENJOYED VISITING WITH DR Thompson WHEN HE CAME IN THE RESTAURANT. WE WILL MISS HIM. FRANK AND SON JOHN BRUSCATO AND...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: GENO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT - LA

“Words will not say enough to describe this man. Doctor, Friend, Most Caring and genuine person I have ever known. Took such good care of my mother...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Steve Craig - Deflhi, LA - Friend

“Condolences to Francis, Pricilla and the entire family. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Michele Dillon Forbes - LA

“You and your family arr in my prayers. May God grant yall peace and comfort during this time. Dr. Thompson was my physican, friend, and mentor....Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: John David Smith - Shreveport, LA

“Sorry for your loss,I had the pleasure of knowing Dr Thompson thru my mother Martha Roberta May he was her Dr. the only one she'd see no matter and...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Gloria May - Monroe, LA

“I am so sad to hear of David's passing. We were class mates and I have so many memories -I just want his family to know that they are in my...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Margaret Vroom - Ashburn, VA

“My condolences to David's entire family. I have not seen him since high school but it is always sad to hear of the passing of someone you knew well....Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Rex Finklea - Bossier City, LA

“I worked with Dr. Thompson at the hospital for many years and filled in at the clinic when they needed someone. He was a good Doctor and well...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Wynne Channell - Friend

“We send our condolences to the David Thompson family. May God give you peace and blessings during this sad time in your lives....Cathy and Gerald...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry too hear about Dr Thomson. Will keep his family in our prayers. A great man will be missed!!! ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Herschel & Dorthy Woodward - EPPS, LA

“It's so much that I can write about Dr.Thompson but I will say this be was a. Wry Del to me and I will never forget him. He was my grandmother and my...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Terry Harris - Monroe/Rayville, LA

“I was very sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. David Thompson. He was a wonderful physician and a great friend. I share in your loss, and feel the...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Kristen York - West Monroe, LA

“I'm so sorry to hear this ..he was so loved by all of us at buds Mimi Mart ..he will be missed by us all ..may God bless and hold his family close ....Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Linda Butler - Calhoun, LA

“I'm so sorry to hear this ..he was so loved by all of us at buds Mimi Mart ..he will be missed by us all ..may God bless and hold his family close ....Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Linda Butlet - Calhoun, LA

“I am so saddened by the loss of Dr. Thompson, he was a fine Dr. And friend. I thought of him all day on Monday. He was always in my prayers for...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Karen Gilley - Rayville, LA

“Will miss our talks when you come by the office. R.I.P. my friend. ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Sue Little - Rayville, LA

“Will miss our talks when you come by the office. R.I.P. my friend. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Sue Little - Rayville, LA

“Thank you Dr. Thompson for your guidance and for all your help in the time we worked together. The knowledge I got from you I use every day. You were...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Candy Holey Huffmeyer - Coworker


Funeral services for Dr. William David Thompson, 66, of Delhi, LA will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the Rayville United Methodist Church with Rev. John Kavaungh officiating. Interment will follow in the Rayville Masonic Cemetery, Rayville, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville.

David was born May 11, 1951 in Monroe, LA and passed away Friday, January 12, 2018 in Monroe, LA.

David loved his family. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting. He killed three deer in the last two weeks of his life. He also loved being on the water. He was a long time member of the Rayville United Methodist Church, Rayville, LA.

Dr. Thompson received his undergraduate degree at LSU. He completed his medical studies at the LSU Medical School in New Orleans. In June 1982 he completed his family residence at the Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital. In July 1982 he started his family practice career at the Ball & Ellington Clinic in Rayville. Dr. Thompson dedicated his life to the care of his patients. He worked every day until the day he died, giving his life to medicine.

Dr. Thompson served on many boards and state commissions. He served as Medical Director of the Rayville Nursing and Rehabilitation, Medical Director of Rayville Recovery and LAARK, Chairman of the board of the Richardson Medical Center in Rayville, Chief of staff of Richardson Medical Center and served many years as the Richland Parish Coroner.

David is preceded in death by his parents, Clyde Coleman Thompson, Jr. and Frances Nolan Thompson; and brother, Clyde Nolan Thompson.

Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Thompson; children, Jonathon Dhu Thompson and wife, Calli, Addison David Thompson, and wife, Kasey, Ryan Lea Thompson, Brighton Lynn Thompson Robertson and husband, Reed, Nolan Randolph Thompson, and Lauren Smith and husband, Jeremy; siblings, Robert Dhu Thompson, Michael Lanier Thompson and wife, Deborah, Francis Coleman Thompson and wife, Marilyn, and Priscilla Thompson Linder and husband, Milton; 8- grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Dr. Lester Wayne Johnson, Steve Cutler, Brant Thompson, Todd Thompson, Reed Robertson, Dr. Dan LaFleur, and Cole McEacharn.

Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Robert Taylor, Dr. Matthew Prine, Dr. Kevin Carlise, Dr. Benjamin Stage, The Board of Richardson Medical Center, The staff of Richardson Medical Center, James Barrett, and Bland Grisson.

Visitation is 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Rayville United Methodist Church, Rayville, LA.

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603 Francis Street Rayville, LA 71269
Tel. (318) 728-4167
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