1963 ~ 2019
Date of Death: May 10, 2019
In profound sadness, the staff of Veasley Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. want to express our sincere condolences to the Thompson family. David's earthly temple is now resting in the care of Rowell-Parish Mortuary. Revelations 21:4 says "And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death; nor sorrow, nor crying, neither shall their be anymore pain, for the former things are passed away." Be assured that in the days ahead you will surely gain strength from the memories of Mr. David Thompson.
Derrick Veasley ~ Director
Henry Veasley ~ Director
Pastor E.C. Maltbia ~ Chaplain
David Allen Thompson was born on November 1, 1963 to Martha (Enoch) and the late Charles Thompson in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He is also preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Frank and Lucille (Taylor) Enoch; his paternal grandparents, Linzy and Oma (Dickens) Thompson.
David was baptized at an early age and was a member of Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church. David attended the public schools in Fort Smith, Arkansas and graduated from Northside High School class of 1982 and he also graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith in 2012. He worked at Fort Chaffee and Whirlpool Corporation for many years.
David was an avid sports watcher; he could tell you anything you wanted to know about his beloved Chicago Bears and the Arkansas Razorbacks. His biggest hobby was spending time with his grandchildren.
David leaves to cherish his loving memories, his wife, Dawn (Tyson) Thompson; three sons, Mychael (Rayne) Thompson of Fort Smith, Arkansas, Dav-Voughn (Naoko) Thompson, Japan, and Jawan Thompson of Clarksville, Tennessee; four step-daughters, Brandece (Ben) King, Kendra Tyson, Evelyn (Kurtis) Stewart, and Jamelyn (Ja’Vohn) Canady all of Fort Smith, Arkansas; his mother, Martha Thompson of Fort Smith, Arkansas; one brother, Charles (Stephanie) Thompson, Jr. of Fort Smith, Arkansas; six sisters, Peggy Dickson of Clovis, New Mexico, Marion (Wendell) Givance, Kathie Thompson, Rebecca Johnson, Mabel (Stevie) Cannon, and Clarissa Tucker all of Fort Smith, Arkansas, 13 grandchildren, a host of uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, extended relatives and friends.
Visitation will be Friday, May 17, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Rowell-Parish Mortuary.
Celebration of life service will be held Saturday May 18, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church 4503 Young Street Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901.
Committal service and final resting place will be held at Forest Park Cemetery Fort Smith, Arkansas.