John Robert “JR” Thompson
John Robert “JR” Thompson, age 58, of Rogers, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at his home.
He was born July 11, 1962 in Monett, Missouri the son of Robert Norman and Hattie (Creason) Thompson. On July 9, 2010 in Washburn, Missouri he was united in marriage to Ramona Stockton, who survives. Also surviving are one son, Tanner Thompson of Dallas, Texas; four step-daughters, Christina Newman and her husband Alex of Cassville, Missouri, Breanna Tucker and her husband Spencer of Bentonville, Arkansas, Mona Senko and her husband John of Cassville, Missouri and Mikhaila Ward and her husband Zach of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; two brothers, Tom Thompson of Seligman, Missouri and Jeff Thompson and his wife Donna of Washburn, Missouri; three sisters, Diane Anderson and her husband Johnny of Washburn, Missouri, Donna Deans of Seligman, Missouri and Leah Thompson of Cassville, Missouri and eleven grandchildren, Madison, Aubree, Silas, Shaun, Kyler, Kylie, Kayden, Ada-Jo, Isaac, Norah and Eloise.
Preceding him in death were his parents.
JR was a life-long resident of Barry County and graduated from high school in Washburn. Most of his life was spent as a truck driver for Wal-Mart. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Washburn. In 2015 he moved to Rogers, Arkansas to make his home. Some of his favorite pastimes were creek fishing, camping, landscaping and traveling. Spending time with his family was very important to him.
Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, June 24, 2021 at Washburn First Baptist Church under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Reverend Jim Erwin will conduct the services. Burial will be at Mineral Springs Cemetery in Cassville.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Washburn.
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