OBITUARY

Myron E. Thompson

December 12, 1930May 8, 2018

Myron Thompson, 87, passed away peacefully, May 8, 2018, at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock, with his family by his side. He was predeceased by parents, E. Ford and Lila Mae Thompson, Spencer, North Carolina.

Myron retired from the United States Air Force after faithfully serving twenty eight years of honorable service. Following his retirement from the military, he worked for the Arkansas Public Service Commission until his final retirement. He was a member of the Moose Lodge #942, a 32nd degree Mason and Shriner. He was an avid golfer, traveling many times out of state to play. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Rene, Ryland, and Richard Thompson. He is survived by children Michael De’Ath, Ciceley Thompson, Adrian Thompson, Elizabeth Mayfield (Phillip), Keith Thompson (Michele), Gail Clause (David), eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; June Thompson; one brother, Harold Thompson (Dorothy) of Columbia, South Carolina.

The family would like to thank the staffs at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock and Hospice Home Care Inpatient Center for the compassionate care given to their father.

A graveside service honoring Myron will be Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Rest Hills Memorial Park, 7724 Landers Road, North Little Rock.

Those wishing to send memorials are kindly asked to consider St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Services

  • Graveside Service Saturday, May 12, 2018
REMEMBERING

Myron E. Thompson

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Jeffrey Stahoviak

September 21, 2018

Mr. Thompson was the best boss I have ever had in my life! I overheard him talking to the personnel manager at the Arkansas Public Service Commission, trying to get me a raise - before I ever started working for him. Once a year, when he did our performance evaluations, he told us that he was closing and locking his office door, and that we should leave him alone because he was doing the most important thing he did all year long. He said: "All year long, you guys do things for me; once a year I get to do something for you!". He would remember good things I had done that I had completely forgotten. There is a lot more I could write about him; I tell people about him and repeat some of his stories over and over.

T.J. Henwood-Secretary

May 11, 2018

The officers and members of Sylvan Hills Masonic Lodge extend our deepest sympathy to the Thompson family at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

FROM THE FAMILY