Tex D. Thompson, age 66 of Mt. Sterling, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012, at his residence.
Tex was born June 22, 1945, in Lovett, TX, a son to the late William Bill and Bessie (Pankey) Thompson.
Tex worked most of his life as a truck driver and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed electric trains, hunting, fishing, and hanging out with his friends.
Survivors include: one daughter, Darla and her husband Richard Kempker of Centertown; one stepson, Roger and his wife Bonnie Robinett of Centertown; three brothers, Richard and his wife Teresa Hays of California; Bob and his wife Karen Jones and Louis and his wife Sandra Jones both of Jefferson City; one sister, Genevieve Rowland of California; 12 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: one son, Joseph Thompson; one stepson, Randy Robinett; one brother, James Thompson; and two sisters, Judy and Shirley.
A Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Morton Chapel in Linn with a Memorial Service to follow at 3:00 p.m.
Burial will be held at a later date at Geidenhagen Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family.