Ronald David "Ron" Thompson

Friday, March 2, 2007

RONALD DAVID "RON" THOMPSON, a resident of Green Forest, was born Nov. 17, 1957, in Salem, Ill., a son of Terry E. Thompson and Sharron (Plumlee) Benda. He died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 49.

Ron was a plumber and instructor for AAA Snake and Rooter Drain Cleaning.

On Jan. 1, 2000, he was united in marriage with Diana J. Abbott who survives him. He is also survived by his mother, Sharron Benda of Green Forest; one brother, Don Thompson of Green Forest; one sister, Terri Thompson of Green Forest; one son, Michael Thompson of Colorado; one aunt, Beverly Randol of Miami, Okla.; two nieces, Sharon Thompson of Berryville and Terra Thompson of Green Forest; three great-nieces, Hannah Thompson of Watts, Okla., Hailey Thompson Long of Watts, Okla., and Tearynee Thompson of Green Forest; two nephews, Donald David Thompson of Green Forest and Rupert Thompson of Green Forest; his father, Terry E. Thompson of Texas; and his grandmother Gertrude Thomp?son of Salem, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his step-father, Marvin (Dean) Benda; and his grandparents, Rupert and Lucille Plumlee.

There will be a private family memorial service at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.