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Ronald Thompson

April 18, 1944 ~ February 12, 2022 (age 77)

Obituary

Ronald Thompson, 77-year-old Texhoma resident, passed away Friday, February 12, 2022, at his residence.

Ronald Eck Thompson was born April 18, 1944, in Ft. Benning, Georgia to Walter J. and Othell (Bomar) Thompson. He attended Crowley County High School in Ordway Colorado graduating with the class of 1963.

During his working career Ron worked as a sample tester in the lab of Rocky Ford Sugar factory in Rocky Ford, Colorado. He also worked at Rocky Ford Auto Parts. He moved to Texhoma in 1980 and began his career as a custom cutter. They would harvest from South Texas to Montana retiring in 2003. He continued to haul feed and grain to area feed yards after retirement.

On February 6, 1971, Ron was united in marriage to Debbie Darby in Rocky Ford, Colorado.

He enjoyed many hobbies like dirt track racing and restoring old vehicles. At the time of his passing, he was in the process of restoring the El Camino that he and Debbie had their first date in.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents, one sister: Marla Thompson, one brother-in-law: Larry Karle.

Surviving Ron is his wife Debbie of the home, one son Roy of Heritage Community in Guymon, two sisters: Luinda Karles of Sugar City, Colorado and Naleta Fentress of Texhoma, Oklahoma. Ron is also survived by many nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 till 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 24, 2022 at Henson-Novak Funeral Directors Chapel in Texhoma, Texas.

Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 25, 2022 at Henson-Novak Funeral Directors Chapel in Texhoma, Texas.

Memorial donations may be made in Rons name at their charity of choice and may be accepted at Henson-Novak Funeral Directors, p.o. box 1306, Guymon, Oklahoma 73942.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 24, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Henson - Novak Funeral Chapel (South First Street, Texhoma)
711 South First Street
Texhoma, TX 73960

Memorial Service
Friday
February 25, 2022

11:00 AM
Henson - Novak Funeral Chapel (South First Street, Texhoma)
711 South First Street
Texhoma, TX 73960

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