Richard Edward Thompson

Richard Edward Thompson, 59, of La Porte, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at Northwest Health - La Porte.


Richard was born on August 14, 1963 in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, to Russell Adam and Evelyn Josephine (Schott) Thompson.


In April of 1998 in Wichita Falls, TX, he married Pamela Sue Helms who survives.  Also surviving are his children, Russell (Nichol) Thompson of Lubbock, TX, Anthony (Laci) Thompson of Wichita Falls, TX, Aaron (Ellie) Thompson of Waco, TX, Andrea (Jeremiah) Fosdick of Wichita Falls, TX, Justin (Andrea) Rivera of Abilene, TX, and Samuel (Christi) Rivera of Wichita Falls, TX; 6 grandchildren, Sage, Lowndes, Stetson, Brayden, Isaiah, and Hannah; siblings, Rusty (Terry) Thompson of Edmund, OK, Donna (Greg) Biediger of LaCoste, TX, Jeannette (Richard) Sterling of Pocola, OK, Cindy (Robert) Sosa of Wichita Falls, TX, Brenda (Sam) Russell of Lewisville, TX, and John Thompson of Wichita Falls; brother-in-law, Jackie Helms of Wichita Falls, TX; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Stephen Thompson.


Richard was a maintenance supervisor for 41 years at Howmet/Alcoa.  He enjoyed watching t.v., fishing and tending to his lawn, particularly mowing.  Richard attended Christ Gospel Church.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a future date in Henrietta, TX.  Burial will follow at Hope Cemetery, Henrietta, TX.


Memorial donations may be made to Christ Gospel Church, 1539 S. State Rd #39, La Porte, IN 46350.


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