Damon Earl Thompson, 69, of League City, Texas, formerly of Monticello, passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo, Ohio.
He was born on September 5, 1947 in Monticello to the late Joe Thompson and Marene Tucker Thompson Roberts McKinzie.
Mr. Thompson was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a Baptist. He was employed by Kellogg Brown and Root Construction for many years as a sub contract manager. He loved his job and employees and enjoyed traveling around the world meeting many co-workers. He loved his family and enjoyed nature, fishing and sports.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, John J. Roberts; his stepfather, Earl McKinzie; and his sister, Lawanda Thompson Jarrett Gray.
Survivors include his wife, Michelle “Micki” Magee Thompson of League City, Texas; a son, John J. Thompson of Olympia, Washington; a stepson, Lexington Lee Smelly (Heather) of Mobile, Alabama; a stepdaughter, Nicole Michelle Spencer of Sugarland, Texas; four grandchildren; two uncles, Richard Tucker and Mary of Monticello and Larry Tucker and Bea of Wilmar; a nephew, Jackie Jarrett of McGehee; and a niece, Debbie Clairday of Monticello.
Funeral service will be held at 5 p.m. on May 11, 2017 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial to follow at Pleasant Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service.