Richard Edward Thompson

August 6, 1937May 31, 2013

A longtime resident of Baton Rouge and a native of El Dorado, Arkansas, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday May 31, 2013. He was born on August 6, 1937, in El Dorado and lived in various towns in Arkansas before moving to Baton Rouge as a senior in high school. He graduated from Baton Rouge High School in 1955 and was a graduate of Louisiana State University where he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. He served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve and worked as a business and tax consultant. Richard was an avid golfer and sports fan and was blessed to have spent a few of his last days on the golf course with his buddies. Richard is survived by his wife of 54 years, Yvonne Borne Thompson, a daughter, Lori Hinton and her husband, Britt Hinton, of Watson; four grandchildren; Karl Krousel, Jr. and his wife, Jessica, of Charlotte, NC, and Jake Krousel, Taylor Hinton and Shelby Hinton of Watson. He is also survived by two great grandchildren Landon and Soryn Krousel and a sister, Mary Jo Hunt, of Little Rock Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his beloved daughter, Vicki Lynn Thompson, his parents, Thomas P. Thompson and Mildred P. Thompson; a brother, Thomas Paul Thompson, Jr., and a sister, Mildred Echlin. Visitation will be at Greenoaks Funeral Home, 9595 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Monday June 3, 2013 from 10 a.m. till service time at 12 p.m., conducted by Chaplain Barry Lagg. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of Amedysis Hospice, Baton Rouge Clinic and Renal Associates. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated


  • Visitation Monday, June 3, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, June 3, 2013

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Judy Redman

June 7, 2013

Dear Yvonne and family,
You are in my thoughts and prayers during this sad time, dear friend. I pray that your beautiful memories with Richard bring you comfort.God bless you. With sympathy and love, Judy Redman

Kathy Higgins

June 5, 2013

Dear Yvonne,

I am so very sorry.

Kathy Higgins

Judy Borne Davidson

June 4, 2013

Yvonne and family,

You and family are in our thoughts and prayers. I did not know of this until after the services due to serious illness my husband is experiencing. Nancy misread the times and arrived after the services were over. Will continue to keep you all in our prayers. May God hold you close and give you strength.

George & Beverly Pratt

June 3, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time....may fond memories sustain you and your family.

Linda Rusche

June 3, 2013

Yvonne, I am so sorry for your loss. I know God is comforting you through another heartbreaking time for you. Please know that you are in my prayers.
Sincerely with love,
Linda Rusche

Barbara Cook

June 3, 2013

Lori and family:

I was so sorry to learn about your father's death. My prayers are with you all.

June 3, 2013

Ms. Yvonne and family, Joey and I were so
sorry to hear about Richard's passing, he was like family to us and will be
missed. You and your family are in our
prayers and may God comfort you at this
difficult time. Joey Atol & Joyce Arnette

Heidi Matt

June 3, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you all in your time of grief. I had the pleasure of working with Richard over the years and he was alway so nice, such a great guy with great golf stories. May God's peace be with you.

Dolores & Nick Benedetto

June 3, 2013

Yvonne and family,
We were so sorry to read of Richard's death. Please accept our thoughts and prayers.