Robert L. Thompson “Bob”, 63, of Poteau, OK passed away Friday, January 4, 2019 in Poteau.
Bob was born July 26, 1955 in Poteau to Durfey Sr. & Martha (Green) Thompson.
He graduated from Poteau High School and was retired from ODOT where he worked as a mechanic for 42 years and enjoyed working with his friends.
He was a member of the Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.
He was a deputy sheriff and reserve officer with the Poteau Police Dept.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Ruth Nell (Thompson) Copkney, Durfey May Thompson, Ida Thompson, & Durfey Thompson Jr.
He leaves to cherish his memory nephews, Ancio Thompson, Devin Damae Thompson, Desmond Thompson, Durfey Thompson III; nieces, Antoinette Thompson, Jessa Thompson, Jamese Horst; sister in law, Carmen Thompson of Edmond, OK; other relatives, loved ones and many beloved friends.
Services will be 2 pm, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Poteau.
The family will be at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6-8 pm to visit with relatives and friends.
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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK