Sam B. Thompson

Sam Brown Thompson, age 86, a resident of Horatio, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 at his home.

He was born Nov. 9, 1931 in Horatio. He was a truck driver, mechanic and rancher. He was a member of the Horatio First United Methodist Church and a United States Air Force veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, W.H.A. and Louise Pride Thompson; a daughter, Penelope Ann "Penny" Jones and a granddaughter, Brittany Jones.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy Purtell Thompson; one son, Madison Thompson of Horatio and a grandson.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 in the Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Horatio Cemetery.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to Arkansas Children's Foundation, 1 Children's Way, Slot 661, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202-3591.

You can leave a condolence online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com.

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