Thomas “Gene” Thompson, age 87 of Hope, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday April 20, 2022, in Hope, Arkansas. Gene was born on June 29, 1934, in Winnsboro, Texas, to Harvey and Buna Mae Aubrey Thompson. He was the retired owner of Thompson Sand and Gravel. He is preceded in death by his parents. He moved to Dallas as a teenager there he started Thompson Construction Co. and later moved back to Hope and started Thompson Sand and Gravel Co.
Survivors included: wife, Peggy Thompson, son Terry Thompson, sister Wanda Keeton, nieces, Shirley and Debbie Thompson, nephews, Jerome Kieffer, Gary Thompson Robert Thompson, host of relatives and friends.
Visitation will be 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Friday April 22, 2022, at BRAZZEL/Oakcrest 1001 South Main Hope, Arkansas 71801
Graveside service will be 2:00pm on Saturday April 23, 2022 at White Oak Grove Cemetery with Bro. Charles Hawley officiating. Burial will follow. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of BRAZZEL/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel Director. Online condolences: www.brazzelfuneralhomes.com