OBITUARY

Anthony Connor Thompson

December 27, 1993April 28, 2018
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Anthony Connor Thompson came into our lives on December 27, 1993 and left us on April 28, 2018. Weighing only 2 lbs. 11 oz. at birth, what a huge impact he left on our lives and on our hearts. We realized almost immediately that Connor was special. We knew that God had sent an angel to live among us. What Connor lacked physically, God made sure he was well compensated with a beautiful and genuine smile, a sweet disposition and a personality that drew others to him. He possessed a strength and courage that only comes from God. He faced every challenge with optimism and hope, which he instilled in everyone around him. He inspired us to live life, to be grateful and appreciative and to laugh, at which he was the best. Connor found joy in things we might take for granted. He loved country music, loved the Florida beaches, delighted in messing with his brothers and adored time with friends and family, especially his nephew James and niece Addison. We take comfort in knowing his pain is gone, that he is spiritually and physically complete and that one day he will be standing tall awaiting our arrival for all eternity. Our heart will forever be touched by all the people who were on this journey with us, caring for our sweet Connor. Many thanks and appreciation to Arkansas Easters Seals who began this journey with us 24 years ago, to Arkansas Children’s Hospital and to The Pediatric Clinic, especially Dr. Stephen Fiedorek. To the entire staff at Baptist Springhill who went above and beyond to help not just Connor, but our entire family. A special thanks to the entire staff of 2A for pouring your hearts and souls into giving our angel the best care and for putting up with his momma. Please never forget the countless lives you touch and what true gifts you are. We appreciate so much the Respiratory team, The Phlebotomist and the Radiology team who always had your work cut out for you when working on our delicate boy. To Dr. Scott Harrington and Dr. Clark Watson you will never know how much we appreciated your hard work and your God given calling to care for others. Thank you to Claudia Moran and DeAnn Roach for your endearing friendship to Connor and to us. Your therapeutic work was awesome. A heartfelt thanks to Aunt Jeannie and Aunt Sandy, Cousins Stephanie and Jessica, our entire family and all our special friends. We love you beyond measure! Connor is survived by his parents, Tracy and Tony Thompson, Brothers Ryan and Andy (Stephanie) Thompson. Nephew, James Michael and Niece, Addison Brooke Thompson. He is also survived by numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.Connor was preceded in death by Grandmothers Connie Andrews and Noreen Counts, Grandfather Bill Thompson and Uncle Steve Thompson.

Services

  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 2, 2018
  • Visitation Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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Wade Richter

May 2, 2018

Tony my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Debbie Nelson

May 2, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time!

Lindsey Hillman

May 2, 2018

Connor will be so missed! He was always full of good humor, love, and life! Prayers to the family. You will all forever hold a place in my heart.

Marilyn Higgins Lively

May 1, 2018

Tony, I am very sorry to hear about your son. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Emma Purifoy

April 30, 2018

So many memories! I was blessed to be your caregivers at school your jr and sr year!!! Oh the trouble we got into and the fun we had! You were such a great joy to work with! That smile, the laughs, the fun in the nurses office with all your friends! The best prom ever! You will truly be missed! You will always be in my heart!!! Love you Connor!!!

Becky Higgins Shrum

April 30, 2018

My deepest sympathy to your family at this time.

DeAnn Roach

April 30, 2018

Connor was an amazing young man who will always have my heart! I have so many wonderful memories of him and his contagious smile and kind soul. I will always cherish our time together and the kindness your family always showed me. Prayers for you all. May God grant your family peace at this difficult time. I love you all!
DeAnn

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