Roy Thompson

Friday, January 27, 2017

ROY KIRK THOMPSON, of Green Forest, Arkansas, was born March 9, 1929, in Berryville, Arkansas, son of Timothy Clarence and Kizzie Bell (Newberry) Thompson. He departed this life Wednesday, January 25, 2017 in Branson, Missouri, at the age of 87 years. 

Kirk was a great dad and grandfather. He loved to fish, hunt quail, tend to his cattle and help his neighbor with hay.

On January 14, 1949 he was united in marriage with Betty Grace (Disheroon) Thompson who survives him of their home. He is also survived by two daughters, Carolyn Ann Rigglenan of Elkton, Virginia; Kathryn Teague of Hughesville, Missouri; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, a host of other relatives, friends and loved ones.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Timothy Clarence and Kizzie Bell (Newberry) Thompson; one brother and two sisters.


Graveside service and interment will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 30, 2017 at the Fair Grove Cemetery, Green Forest, Arkansas with Brother Jerry Spurlock officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Memorial donations may be made to the Fair Grove Cemetery, c/o Kay Bing, 403 Lt. Goines Avenue, Green Forest, Arkansas 72638. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.