Bobby L. Thompson
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Bobby L. Thompson, 85, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, May 2, 2023. He was born on August 3, 1937, in Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, to Myrtle Rains and Archie Thompson.
Bobby retired from Gulf States Utilities as a draftsman after thirty-five years of service. He was an excellent woodworker and loved the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Astros. Bobby will forever remain a loving husband, father, and Granddaddy.
Survivors include his daughter, Karen T. Butler and her husband, Robin, of Beaumont; son, Scott Thompson and his wife, Rebecca, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Angela Strahan and her husband, Joe; Eric Butler and his girlfriend, Pamela Trigo; Christopher Thompson and his wife, Olivia; and Cody Thompson and his wife, Alicia; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Patricia Armstrong of Fort Walton, Florida; and numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and wife of over sixty-one years, Barbara Thompson.
Memorial contributions for Mr. Thompson may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 700 North Street, Suite M, Beaumont Texas 77701 or St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 1350 North 23rd Street, Beaumont Texas 77706.
A gathering of Mr. Thompson's family and friends will begin at 2:00 p.m., with his funeral service to follow at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, May 6, 2023, at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 1350 North 23rd Street, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Cremation arrangements will be handled through Broussard's Crematorium, Beaumont.