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Oscar “Tom” Thompson, age 86, of El Dorado Springs, MO, passed away October 27, 2016, at Moore-Few Nursing Home in Nevada, MO. Tom was born March 11, 1930, in El Dorado Springs, MO, to Oscar G. and Hattie May (McCurdy) Thompson.
Tom served in the Air Force after high school. Later he worked for many years as an engineer for General Motors in Kansas City, MO. After his retirement he moved back to El Dorado Springs.
One pastime for Tom was playing the guitar.
Preceding Tom in death were his parents and his wife, Mary (Redford) Thompson.
Survivors include two daughters: Gaye Lynn Thompson of Nevada, MO and Sasha Thompson of Portland, Oregon; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three brothers: Lewis Thompson, Robert Thompson and wife Janice, and Clarence Howard Thompson and wife Judy; two sisters: Betty June Stacy and husband Leroy and Bonnie Joan Henricks and husband Tom; and one sister-in-law, Stella Thompson.
Funeral services for Tom Thompson were held on Monday, October 31, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Trussell officiating. Burial followed in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.