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Robert Lee Thompson, Sr.

October 17, 1948 — October 18, 2021

Weatherford, Texas - Robert Lee Thompson, Sr., 73 years and one day, went to meet The Good Lord and claim his wings on Monday, October 18, 2021, at Medical City Hospital, Weatherford, Texas after a short illness. A Special viewing will be held at Whites Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, Texas between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Thursday, October 28, 2021 for friends and family living in Texas. He will then go back home to Florida for services there and Cremation. Reception will be held at Balsora Baptist Church located at 108 County Road 3623 Bridgeport, Texas 76426 following the viewing at 8:45 p.m. Robert was born in Columbus, Ohio to Fred Thompson and Phyllis Harrington on October 17, 1948, and retired to New Port Richey, Florida. He was a past member of The Knights of Pythias, Mineral Wells, Texas, Mineral Wells Police Academy and was always volunteering to help. Robert was loved by many, and it was said he could talk you out of the shirt on your back. He was a good man and a loving husband and father, loved life and always clowning around. Robert worked hard all his life and before retirement he was Supervisor for 15 years at Milsap Stone in Mineral Wells, Texas. He Leaves behind his beloved wife and soulmate, Zelda Arue Thompson (nee Beaver) married June 30, 1974, sharing 52 wonderful years together. He also leaves behind his sons, Robby Lee Thompson, Sr., of New Port Richey, Florida, Robert Lee Thompson, Jr. (Cara), of Grove City, Ohio, Thom Priestino (Denise), of South Padre Island, Texas, and Edward Priestino of Omaha, Nebraska; daughters include Jolenna Lee Isenhour (Steve), of Poolville, Texas, and Theresa Renee Nicholson (Doug), of Grove City, Ohio; sister, Mary Lou France of Columbus Ohio, and special “sister”, Dianne Farthing (Larry); many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He will truly be missed by all.
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Thursday, October 28, 2021

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