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Willie L. Thompsom
February 14, 1928 - August 30, 2018
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Services for Mr. Willie L. Thompson, 90, of Pirtle will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 1, 2018 under the Pavilion at Pirtle Cemetery. Mr. Thompson passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2018.

Willie was born on February 14, 1928 in Overton, Texas, son of the late George Edward and Ida Freeman Thompson. He married his late wife Ethel on June 17, 1950. Willie served our country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked in Dallas as a dockhand for Merchants Motor Freight for 28 years before retiring. Willie was a member of the American Legion for over 47 years, he enjoyed gardening and listing to bluegrass music. In 1983, after Willie’s retirement, he and Ethel moved to Pirtle.

Mr. Thompson is survived by a sister, Dollie Herron of Chapel Hill; four brothers and their wives, Joe and Becky Thompson of Pirtle, Dan and Sybil Thompson of New Boston, Ben and Fay Thompson of Longview, George and Rita Thompson of Overton; sister-in-law, Bethel Clanton of Liberty; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Matlock Thompson; parents; three sisters and two brothers.

In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorials be made to Heritage Hospice 1100 Stone Road, Ste. 269 Kilgore, Texas 75662

Willie L. Thompsom
February 14, 1928 - August 30, 2018
Service Schedule
Graveside Service
Pirtle Cemetery
County Road CR 174 at CR 173
Kilgore, TX  75662
Saturday, September 1, 2018
10:00 A.M.
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Burial Schedule
Pirtle Cemetery
.County Road 174 at CR 173
Kilgore, TX  .
Map to Interment Location
Memorial Contributions
Heritage Hospice
1100 Stone Road #269
Kilgore, TX 75662




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