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Richard Leon Thompson

October 17, 1933 — March 20, 2022

On March 20, 2022 Richard Leon Thompson, 88, of Carnegie, Oklahoma passed unexpectedly at the Tri-County Municipal Hospital. He was born on October 17, 1933 to Gene and Eula (Bates) Thompson in Oil City, Oklahoma. He grew up and attended school in Oil City, Oklahoma. In 1959, Richard came to Carnegie working on a drilling rig that came to the area, then drove a truck before starting his own insulation business in 1972. He met the love of his life, Xyla Craig, they were united in marriage on April 17, 1960 at her family home in Carnegie, Oklahoma. Richard enjoyed playing snooker and collecting antiques, but most of all he loved working. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include:

Children: Trevor Thompson & wife Felicia, Carnegie, OK
Jalanda Richardson & husband Darryl, Clinton, OK
Jonika Pervis & husband Jeremy, Mannsville, OK
Grandchildren: Ashley Brummett & husband James, Carnegie, OK
Austin Buckner & wife Telisa, Carnegie, OK
Kelley Richardson, Clinton, OK
Tayla Thompson, Mountain View, OK
Tyson Thompson, Stillwater, OK
Klayton, Karson, and Jerin Thompson, Carnegie, OK
Tanya Pervis, Mannsville, OK
Numerous Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Granddaughter

Preceded in death by his parents: Gene and Eula Thompson, wife: Xyla Thompson, 2 brothers: Jake Thompson & Clyde Thompson, daughter: Johnetta Thompson, granddaughter: Jordie Pervis

Graveside: 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 24, 2022
Carnegie Cemetery, Carnegie, OK

Visitation: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 22, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Carnegie, OK

Under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Carnegie, OK
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, March 23, 2022

9:00am - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Carnegie

20 West Main Street, Carnegie, OK 73015

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Thursday, March 24, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Carnegie Cemetery

, Carnegie, OK 73015

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