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Leavitt Funeral Home
Thursday September 2nd, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm

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Funeral Service

Leavitt Funeral Home
Thursday September 2nd, 2021

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Donald Lawson Thompson

LILESVILLE – On Saturday, August 28, 2021, Mr. Donald Lawson Thompson, 77, went to be with his Lord and Savior while a patient at Atrium Health in Monroe.

Funeral service will be 7:00pm Thursday, September 2, 2021, in the Chapel of Leavitt Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Knotts officiating.

The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Burial will be later in the Hunter Cemetery in Hunter, AR where his family is all laid to rest.

Don was born May 21, 1944, in Hunter, AR and was a son of the late Thomas Ray Thompson and the late Mamie Lawson Thompson. He was the owner and operator of Don’s Hairstyling in Lilesville for more than 40 years.

He was a charter member of Victory Baptist Church in Lilesville where he was active in the church’s ministries.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Donald E. Thompson (Susan) of Phoenix, AZ, Kelly James (Billy) of McAlester, OK, Bridget London-Webb (Clark) of Ft. Smith, AR and Jeffery Thompson of McAlester, AR; his grandchildren, Odis Trammell (Heather) of Gowen, OK, Gabriel London (Stephanie) of Conway, AR, Erica Williams (Chris) and Robert London, III (Ashley) both of Ft. Smith, AR, Jacob Thompson of McAlester, OK, Elizabeth Thompson of Oklahoma City, OK , Jacob Webb and Logan Webb of Ft. Smith, AR; his great-grandchildren, Chloe, Jaden and Jarrett Trammell, Jace Kious, Lena London, Michael London , Seth, Kristen, Taylor, Tiffany and Braelynn Williams; his brother, Darrell Thompson of Hunter, AR and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Also left behind are Don’s bonus family, Wendy Duncan of Monroe and David Beaver (Jennifer) of Indian Trail and their children, Rachel Duncan, Dallas Beaver (Maria), Madigan Beaver and Brien Loomis (Wyatt Poole) and Kadence.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his companion, Betty Beaver and his sisters and brothers, Glendale Thompson, Lethy Grantham, Mary Frances McIver, Rayford Thompson, Ralph Thompson, Idhalia Rodriguez, Geraldine Sitzes and Judy Herning

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Victory Baptist Church, P.O. Box 38, Lilesville, NC 28091.

The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home and online condolences may be made at www.leavittfh.com

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A candle was lit in memory of Donald Thompson

Wanda Tillman Nov 21 2021 11:05 PM

This man was a great hair dresser and friend. I remember years ago, He put a perm in my hair and told me how to take care of it, which was on a Thursday. Well Sunday I washed my hair, getting ready for church, which he told me I could, well my hair frizzled up so bad I couldn't get a comb thru it, I called him that Sunday morning and told him what happened. I was in tears. He told me to come to his shop and he would help me get ready for church. Well my hair was so bad I put a bag on my head. He laughed so hard when I walked in apologizing all the while. He fixed my hair even tho he was going to be late for church. He was such a great person. He will he missed.

Edie Plowman Sep 18 2021 10:03 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Thompson

Edie Plowman Sep 18 2021 9:55 AM

Don you were a good friend and a hair dresser for my wife and I. You will be missed by many. We love you ole buddy. I hope to see you again. We will have a heavenly meeting with friends & families.

Ronald Bradberry Sep 6 2021 10:06 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Thompson

Roy Grantham and family Sep 6 2021 4:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Thompson

Alissa Sep 4 2021 11:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Thompson

Cheryl McLean Sep 4 2021 2:01 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Thompson

EVELYN CARPENTER Sep 3 2021 10:55 AM

Daddy, There are no words to say how much you will be missed. My only comfort comes from knowing that you are a child of God, you are walking with our Lord and Savior and that I will one day rejoice with you in heaven! All my love, Bridget

Bridget London Sep 3 2021 8:11 AM

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