Avery County Obituaries – Compiled Feb. 12, 2014
Larry “Rab” Thompson, D. Feb. 5, 2014
Larry “Rab” Thompson ,age 64, of Newland passed away on February 5, 2014 at his residence.
A native of Avery County, he was born February 3, 1950 a son of Janet Weatherman Burleson of Newland and the late Johnny Ronald Thompson. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, collecting arrow heads, playing country music and old rock and roll.
Along with his Father, Larry was preceded in death by his: Brothers, Dennis Ray Thompson, Kenton Thompson and his step father, Guy Burleson.
In addition to his mother, Larry has left to cherish his memory his, wife Angela Thompson of the home; son, Stephen Ray Thompson of Jonas Ridge; brother, Lonnie Mike Thompson of Pineola.
Funeral services for Larry “Rab” Thompson will be conducted on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Grandfather Chapel of the Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with the Rev. Lonnie Barnes officiating. Interment will follow in the Pineola Cemetery The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until the service hour Saturday at the funeral home.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.rsfh.net.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Thompson family.