Graveside services for Charlie D. Thompson were held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at 11:15 a.m. at Jewett Cemetery. Bro. Louis Neyland officiated.
Charlie Duncan Thompson passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, August 20, 2020, in Blytheville, Arkansas.
He was born on February 9, 1928, to Tom Thompson and Flaurie Mahala Thompson in Humble, TX. In 1945, he joined the Merchant Marines, and served his country until 1947. He was a plumber by trade and a lifetime member of the Plumber’s Local #68 in Houston. In 1950, he married Julie Irene Soddrel. During Charlie’s spare time, he loved to work in his yard, hunt, fish, and was a lifetime member of the NRA. Mr. Thompson had a little dog whom he loved and called her, “Little Dog”. He always considered his family his greatest accomplishment, especially his children and grandchildren. He traveled many miles to support all their activities. One of his favorite activities was family meals and simply spending time together.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Julia Irene Thompson; an infant son, Charlie Duncan Thompson, Jr.; son, Thomas (Tommy) Lorton Thompson; and daughter, Bunny Irene Browning.
Mr. Thompson is survived by two daughters, Connie Ash & husband Rick of Blytheville, Arkansas, and Cheryl Futrell & husband Andy of Jewett; son-in-law, John Browning of Pearland; eight grandchildren, Traci Adame, Devlin Browning & wife Lise, Chad Foley, Heather Foley & husband Matt, Jerry Foley, Kyle Futrell & wife Victoria, Kacie McCune & husband Garrett, Karen Crane & husband Jeff; twelve great-grandchildren, Ian Adame, Ryan Adame, Jackson Imler, Wyatt Browning, Quinn Browning, Averi Futrell, Keaton Futrell, Emeri Futrell, Drew McCune, Brady McCune, Jeffery Crane, and Justin Crane; one great-great-grandson, Lucas Munoz; other relatives and friends.
Arrangements are under the direction of Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home, Jewett, Texas . Please visit our website at www.bowersfuneralhome.net to sign the memorial guestbook or leave a message for the family.