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Obituary: Tex D. Thompson

Obituary: Tex D. Thompson

March 4th, 2012 in Obituaries

Tex D. Thompson, age 66, of Mt. Sterling, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012, at his residence. Tex was born June 22, 1945, in Lovett, Texas, a son to the late William Bill and Bessie (Pankey) Thompson. Tex worked most of his life as a truck driver and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed electric trains, hunting, fishing, and hanging out with his friends. Survivors include: one daughter, Darla and her husband Richard Kempker of Centertown; one step-son, Roger and his wife Bonnie Robinett of Centertown; three brothers, Richard and his wife Teresa Hays of California, Bob and his wife Karen Jones and Louis and his wife Sandra Jones, both of Jefferson City; one sister, Genevieve Rowland of California; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: one son, Joseph Thompson; one step-son, Randy Robinett; one brother, James Thompson; and two sisters, Judy and Shirley. A Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Morton Chapel in Linn with a Memorial Service to follow at 3:00 p.m. Burial will be held at a later date at Geidenhagen Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Mo. (573-897-2214) www.mortonchapel.com