Gary Roy Thompson, 59, left this world to be with his Maker, Monday, July, 13th, 2009. The son of Lacy and Roycelene Thompson, Gary was born Feb.14th, 1950 in San Antonio. He graduated from Highlands High School in 1968. Gary worked most of his life as a computer programmer. His mother preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Beverly, step-son Chris Pike and step-daughter April Gest. Additional survivors include his father, Lacy Thompson, brother James Thompson and his wife Denise, two sisters, Glee Bierestedt and her husband, Don and Joy Hunter. Several nieces, nephews and a host of many friends also survive. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, July 21st at Baptist Temple, 901 E. Drexel. To leave a note for the family, go to and select Obituaries.

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  1. I am so sorry to hear about Gary. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God bless you. Jamie

  2. Our heart-felt condolences to the entire Thompson Family and all those that loved Gary. May you take comfort in the many happy memories that you shared and that he is resting in peace in the presence of the Lord.

  3. We are so sad to hear about Gary. At this time of sorrow, may these truths sustain you… Your loved one will always be as close as a memory, and the God of all comfort will always be as close as a prayer. With Deepest Sympathy The Sherrill family, Rose,Diane,Pam,Jeff,Annette & Laurie

  4. We thought of you with love today, But that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday, And days before that too. We think of you in silence, We often speak your name. Now all we have is memories, And your picture in a frame. Your memory is our keepsake, With which well never part. God has you in his keeping, We have you in our hearts.

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