Roselawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park

7500 North Clinton Street, Terre Haute, IN


Rex Eugene Thompson Jr.

16 November , 194731 May , 2019

Rex Thompson Jr., 71, of Marianna, Arkansas passed away Friday, May 31, 2019. He was born Sunday, November 16, 1947 to Rex Eugene Thompson Sr. and Valda Buck Thompson in Marion, Indiana.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Glenda Thompson of Marianna; one son, Daniel Thompson (Angie) of Marianna; three daughters, Chris Thompson of North Little Rock, Arkansas, Jessica Loyed (Eddie), and Stephanie Rader, all of Terre Haute, Indiana; 13 grandchildren, Laura Bailey, Sarah Maxam, Kelsey Barnes, Shelby Thompson, Jacob Thompson, Zachary Thompson, Garrett Loyed, Casey Loyed, Abigail Thompson, Nicholas Thompson, Keegan Rader, Gerry Thompson Jr. and Scout Thompson; one great-grandchild, Lucy Schwoch; his mother, Valda Thompson of Lima, Ohio; one sister, Valerie Thompson, Lima, Ohio; one brother-in-law, Audie Miller of Kansas City, Missouri; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, son Gerry Thompson Sr., and brother Brett Thompson.

Mr. Thompson loved to race cars, hunt, fish and collected miniature trains. He loved life and had a tremendous sense of humor. He was a very giving person and would help anybody. He loved his Sugar Bear.

Services will be Friday, June 7, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home in Terre Haute, Indiana. Mr. Thompson will be laid to rest in Roselawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-9959 or www.stjude.org/memorial.

Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.roselawnfuneralhome.net


  • Funeral Ceremony Friday, 7 June , 2019


Rex Eugene Thompson Jr.

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Sharon Laswell

7 June 2019

Glenda & I worked together at red loboster in Terre Haute, in , I’ll be thinking of u Glenda today & keep u in my prayers . Shot me a text on Facebook so we can stay in touch, hang in there girl . And God Bless🙏🙏❤️