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