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Hermon "Odell" Thompson was born Feb. 11, 1935 in Shay, Okla. to Jud and Melba Thompson. He married the love of his life, Joyce Turner in Durant, Okla. on May 8, 1954 and moved to Fort Worth working for Hobbs Trailers until retiring after 33 years. After retirement, he was a cattle rancher and loved working his herd of Black Angus cattle. He was a member of the Grand Lodge of Texas A.F.A.M. Tarrant No. 942 in Fort Worth. Odell worked hard his entire life and loved life and family living everyday to the fullest. He was a strong faithful husband, loving father, and a true and loyal friend. Odell was loved and cherished and will be sorely missed by all that knew him.
Odell was preceded in death by his parents; son, Herman Ray Thompson; and brothers, JB Thompson, Donald Thompson, Leroy Thompson and Lavon Thompson.
Survivors: wife of 58 years, Joyce Thompson of Springtown; daughter, Myra Thompson-Hodges and husband, Melton; grandson, Levi Hodges and wife, Carmon King-Hodges; great-grandchildren, Kade, Cameron, Klayton and Layniebeth all of Azle;son, Charlie Thompson and wife, Pam; grandson, Burt; granddaughter, Kathryn Thompson all of Springtown; loving aunts, Jessie and Jett Thompson of Kingston, Okla; sister-in-laws, Juanita Dobson of Weatherford, Helen Benight of Kingston, Okla, Lucille Thompson of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and Mary Thompson of Kingston, Okla.;brother/sister-in-law, Charles and Viola Turner of Bevier, Mo. and all of their families; and a host of loving friends and neighbors.