Posted Online: Nov. 29, 2012, 5:52 pm
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Robert E. Thompson, 72, of Lufkin, Texas, formerly of East Moline, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, in Lufkin.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Schroder Mortuary in Silvis. The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday prior to the services at the mortuary. Burial will be 4 p.m. at Grandview Cemetery in Grandiew, Iowa. A memorial Mass will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Lufkin, at a later date.
Mr. Thompson was born July 26, 1940, in Muscatine, Iowa, to the late Harry Bruce and Edna Norris Thompson. He had resided in Lufkin for one year and retired from Frontier Insurance Adjusters.
Mr. Thompson was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include his sister, Bettie J. Ahlf, Davenport; brothers and sisters-in-law, Thomas W. and Barbara Thompson, Lufkin, and Stephen B. and Janice Thompson, Camden, Ark.; and nephews and nieces, Gary Gene Thompson, Tulsa, Okla., Jeffery M. Ahlf, Camden, Ark., Tiffany McCarty, Chicago, John Thompson, Des Moines, Iowa, Danny Thompson, Boston, Mass., Chad Thompson, Minneapolis, Minn., Gregory B. Thompson, Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Natlie Dailey, Jessieville, Ark.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Herbert G. Thompson; and nephews, George Thompson and Travis Thompson.
Memories and condolences may be added at www.schrodermortuary.com and www.carrowayfuneralhome.com.