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“Glen and Family,We were very saddened to hear of the passing of Bob, 'Mr. Thompson' (the guys respectfully addressed while growing up). I picture Mr....Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Andy Wall - Bettendorf, IA

“Thompson Family - Such wonderful memories of our time on Tanglefoot Terrace. Mr. Thompson was also so nice and friendly to all the kids in the...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Lindsay Beckman Skeen - Atlanta, GA

“To all the Thompson "kids"' We have such wonderful memories of your family from the old neighborhood, the cookouts, the fireworks, celebrating...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Steve and Jane Beckman - IA

“our thoughts and prayers are with you and family,our heart hurts for your loss. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Ricky and Vivian Hill

“To all of Bob's children and family. Carol and I have many fond memories of the times we spent with your family both before and after you children...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Carol & Dick Norton - Friends

“Glen, Jan and families, I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this time of sadness. My best to you,...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jeff Winter - Bettendorf, IA

“There are not enough words to describe the loss of such a revered Grand Poopa... Bobby Thompson... your father, your grandfather, and Claudia's...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Marilee Weigle Leonard - Friend

“Bob and I have shared a lot in common (him retired from Cat,and me from Vickers) the last few years while playing golf together. He was always the...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Alan Clark - Pangburn, AR

“I am so sorry to hear of Bob's death. I last saw him and Claudia in Aug. at White Oak Homecoming, he seemed well and happy. I grieve for Claudia...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: JANE ERWIN - North Little Rock, AR

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We are so sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Carl and Kerry Stark - Searcy, AR

“I will miss you. You have been a huge part of my life. Every time I saw you I could always count on my hug and kiss from you. You truly are such a...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Patti Tucker - Searcy, AR - niece

Bobby Lynn Thompson, 77, of Searcy, passed away Monday, January 28 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was born July 6, 1935 in Austin, Arkansas, the son of Alfred and Cumi Thompson.
He is survived by his wife, Claudia Thompson of Searcy; children Lyndon Thompson (Jane) and their four children of Mundelein, Illinios, Teresa Staley (William) of Bremerton, Washington, Janice Hofmeister (Monte) and their three children of Columbus, Indiana, June Thompson of Austin Texas, and Glen Thompson of Irving, Texas; step-children, Billy Sewell (Cherie), Anita Bailey (Scott), and Mary Lawrence (Michael); a brother, Henry Thompson (Dorothy Faye); and several nieces and nephews and other relatives. He is preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Mary Joyce Thompson.
Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Powell Funeral Home of Searcy. Funeral services will be Friday at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Committal service and interment will be Saturday at Davenport Memorial Park, Davenport, Iowa at 11:00 a.m.

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