LeRoy Thompson

LeRoy Thompson was born on August 24, 1936 in Chickasha, Okla., to LeRoy E., Sr. and Mildred (Jones) Thompson. He passed away on January 5, 2015 in OKC, Okla., at the age of 78. LeRoy graduated from Hinton High School in 1954. He graduated from University of Oklahoma with a degree in chemistry and moved to Tennessee. He worked for DuPont in the laboratory and in management then sales, working for 40 years. He lived in North Carolina for 4 years and then back to Tennessee. He married Jane Luellen on August 1, 1988 in Lake Tahoe, NV. They moved back to Oklahoma in 1996. LeRoy loved fishing & hunting, was a member of the Hinton Church of Christ and in his declining years he fellowshipped
at Cedar Lake Chapel. Survivors include his wife Jane Thompson of Hinton, his children: Steve L. Thompson and wife Lisa of Lebanon, TN, Linda K. Lawrence and husband Ronnie of Lebanon, TN, his step children: Stan Thomason and wife Beth of Hinton, and Shelly Newton of Hinton, his grandchildren: Kendra Ritter and husband Patrick, Gene Lawrence and wife Gwen, Nick Thompson and wife Bobbie Jo, Maria Schultz and husband Justin, Ashlee Thompson and husband
Mark, Stephanie King and husband Chris, Kyle Webb, his step children: Tricia Hartzell and husband Lance, Vanessa Bryant and husband Clay, Trey Thomason, Todd Newton and wife Marlee, 13 great grandchildren, 5 step great grandchildren, as well as many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, LeRoy E. Sr. and
Mildred Thompson, his son, Greg Thompson, his step son Scott Thomason, and his brother, Rex Thompson. Memorial donations may be made to Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 825 Northeast 13th Street, Oklahoma City, OK  73104 Services were held Thursday, January 8, 2015, at Church of Christ, Hinton, Okla., with Mr. James Cudd and  Pastor Herb Els officiating. Burial was performed at Hinton Cemetery, Hinton, Okla. Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at: turnerfuneralhomes@gmail.com or at our website, turnerfh.net
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