A celebration of life for Roger Irvin Thompson was November 30, 2019 at Walking Faith Ministries with Pastor Lyndell Decker officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Wilson Mortuary, Salem.
Mr. Thompson was born December 21, 1963 in Naperville, Illinois, to Harold and Mary (Gamblin) Thompson. He died November 24, 2019 in Salem at the age of 55 years.
Survivors include his children, Andrea Long and husband, Khiry, Columbia; Blake Thompson and wife, Amber, St. James; and Brock Thompson, Ellington; grandchildren, Ayden, Alera Grace and Harlee; mother, Mary Shepherd, Salem; siblings, Debbie Heck and husband, Randy, Salem; Jerry Thompson, Jefferson City; Todd Thompson and wife, Suzie, Belleview; brother by heart, Mike Decker, Salem; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Preceding him in death were his father, Harold Thompson; stepfather, William “Shep” Shepherd; and his grandparents.