Roy Earl Thompson

October 26, 1927 - October 20, 2015


Roy Earl Thompson, 87, of Merryville, LA, passed from this life on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 in DeRidder, LA.  Roy was a retired operator from Engineers Local 406, and served in the Army in WWII in the Pacific Campaign and during the Korean Conflict.


Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Allie Vee Thompson of Merryville, LA; daughter, Darlene Perkins and husband Billy of Merryville, LA; sons, Robert Thompson and wife Mary of Merryville, LA, James Lynn Thompson and wife Carla of DeRidder, LA, Harvey Earl Thompson and wife Claudia of Roganville, TX,; and (raised) grandson, Robbie Thompson and wife Sherry of Livingston, TX; brother, Floyd Thompson of San Antonio, TX; and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Pearl Thompson; brothers, O.C., Otis and Troy Thompson; and sister, Loretta Adams.


Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.  Funeral service is Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 2:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Merryville Cemetery in Merryville, LA.  Bro. Lyndon Longoria will officiate.

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