John Ray Thompson, 70 of Fritch died January
3rd in Wichita Falls, Texas. Memorial services will be
10:00 am Saturday at Minton Memorial Chapel in Borger.
Cremation was under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral
directors of Borger.
John was born October 30, 1943 in McKinney, Texas to
Harley Ray and Opal Horn Thompson. He was a disabled
veteran in the US Navy. He was a resident of Fritch for 29
years. He was an accomplished carpenter. He won an award
for over 1,000 hours volunteering at the Amarillo VA Hospital.
He loved making peopleâ€™s days brighter at the VA Hospital.
He enjoyed woodworking and working with his hands.
He enjoyed church activities as he was a Godly man. Most
important he was a wonderful and loved husband, father and grandfather. He was preceded in
death by his parents.
John is survived by his daughters Tonya and husband Steve Stephenson of Fritch: Melony
and husband David Watkins of Fritch. Grandchildren Stephanie and Husband J. W. McPherson
of San Antonio: Mallory and her husband William Brown III of Amarillo: William Watkins
of Dade City, Florida. Mother of his two daughters and grandmother oh is grandchildren
and his friend Sue and her husband Tom Pearson. Sister Mary -Lynn of Garland and a brother
Robert Thompson of Sunray.