Robert Thompson Jr.
GARDEN PLAIN-Thompson, Robert Jr. "Bobby", 50, beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend, passed away Oct. 11, 2016. He was born Sept. 20, 1966 in Wichita, to Bob and Gerry Thompson. He was employed at Yingling Aviation for 25 years. Through his years, he lived in Ellinwood, KS, Bella Vista, AR and Wichita, KS, but called Garden Plain home. He was best known by all as the "Voice of the Owls" and treasured being a large part of this community. Bobby considered everyone he met a friend. His smile was contagious and his laughter will be carried on in the hearts of everyone who knew him. Preceded in death by his father, Bob Thompson, and aunt, Charlotte Williams. Survived by his loving wife, Dana; son, Tyler; daughters, Maddison, Emily, and Haidyn; mother, Gerry; brother, Joe; sister, Amy Esquivel (Jim); and 5 nieces and nephews. Visitation will be at 5 p.m. with Rosary at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16; Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, all at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Garden Plain. Memorials to St. Anthony Catholic Church, Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, or Garden Plain High School c/o Renwick Education Foundation. Wulf-Ast Mortuary, Garden Plain.
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