Donald Raymond Thompson

Monday, February 20, 2017

Donald Raymond Thompson, 85, of Rector, Ark., passed away on February 18, 2017, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born on June 15, 1931, in Gainesville, Ark., was a veteran of the United States Army of the Korean War and formerly owned Rector Feed and Seed for 20 years or more. Donald was a member of the New Life Christian Center in Rector.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Thompson of the home; two sons, Joel David Thompson and Tony (Carla) Thompson, all of Rector; one brother Adrian(Shirley) Thompson of St. Louis, Mo.;, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Mattie Mae Thompson; an infant brother, John Wesley Thompson; a brother, Harold David Thompson, and one sister, Freda Mae Roley.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, at the New Life Christian Center, in Rector, with Bro. Phillip LaRue, Bro. Jerry Cochran and Bill Gray officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector. Visitation was held Sunday evening at the Mitchell Funeral Home in Rector.

Online guestbook: www.mitchellfuneralhomes.com