Luther Andrew Thompson 82, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 11, 2018. He was born on December 28, 1935 in Wheeler County, TX and graduated from high school in Shamrock, TX. In 1959 he married his sweetheart, Sherry. Luther worked for Phillips Petroleum as a truck driver, foreman and pipeline superintendent for 39 years before retiring in 1995. He was a deacon at First Baptist Church-Hobbs, NM and Rocky Creek Baptist Church-Brownwood, TX. Luther is survived by wife Sherry Thompson; sons, Mike (Susan) and Randy (Wendy); grandchildren Andrew and Katelyn and sister, Glenda Bell. He was preceded in death by his parents Orval & Verna Thompson. Visitation will be 10-12 on Wednesday, January 17 at Chapel of Hope, Hobbs, NM and funeral services will be at 2 PM, Wednesday, January 17 at Chapel of Hope Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society or Good Shepherd Hospice 7829 E Rockhill St. Suite, 403 Wichita, KS 67206.
I spent many happy hours with Luther, Sherry, Ann, Sammie as we enjoyed life together in the 1960's.
Dr. Harold L. SmithArlington, TX