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Jack H. Thompson (Tulia)

August 19, 1932 — May 18, 2022

Jack H. Thompson (Tulia)

Tulia, Texas-Jack H. Thompson, 89, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, May 23, 2022, in the Central Church of Christ with Mr. Bob Colson, officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Tulia.

Jack Harley Thompson was born August 19, 1932, in Plainview, TX to William Riley Thompson and his wife Icy Sullins Thompson. He grew up on the farm close to Mangum, Oklahoma in Greer County. He had 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Jack married Ava E. Waldroop on September 1, 1952, in Mangum, OK. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1952 to 1956. They raised 4 perfect boys in Tulia, TX where he farmed and raised cattle. Jack enjoyed playing the guitar, fiddle, fishing, and camping with family. He was the Square Dance Caller for the Shirts and Skirts Club for over 10 years. He also served on the Swisher Memorial Hospital Board for 10 years and the FHA and the Tule Creek SWCD Boards. Jack and Ava remained in Tulia where they retired and lived a life enjoying their 19 grandchildren, their son’s and spouses, dominoes, the card game Rook, playing guitars, doing puzzles, and visiting friends and family.

Jack was a great husband and father. Friend to all and a truly honorable, gifted, and genuine man.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his siblings, and his daughter-in-law, Ann Thompson.

He is survived by his spouse Ava of the home, his four sons, Mark of Tulia, Brent and Sally of Tulia, Kirk and Sherry of Meade, KS, Tracy and Ann of Amarillo, his 19 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

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Funeral Service

Monday, May 23, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Central Church of Christ-Tulia

, Tulia, TX 79088

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