Wilford “Red” Thompson

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Wilford “Red” Thompson

Mr. Wilford “Red” Thompson, age 76 of Joyce, Louisiana entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

Born Tuesday, July 20, 1943 in Dodson, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, Shird G. and Edith Deese Thompson; brothers, Mack Thompson and Sherwood Thompson.

Red was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Red retired after 45 years from what is now, West Frazier. After retirement, he enjoyed fishing, working in his shop and working in his yard. He really enjoyed keeping his greatgrandchildren on occasion and playing outside with them.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 58 years, Ruthene “Penny” Beaubouef Thompson; children, Kellie Horn (Jimmy) and Paul Thompson (Bonita); grandchildren, Summer Hernandez (Kenny), Jeremiah Horn (Megan) and Cheyene Thompson; great-grandchildren, Gunner Hernandez, Sophie Horn, Michael Horn and Dixxie Hernandez; sisters, Carrie Thomisee (Wesley) and Jerri Bland (Henry).

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Southern Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Willie Beaubouef and Rev. Gary Norris officiating. Interment will follow in Cypress Creek Cemetery in Dodson.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and again on Thursday from 9:00 AM until time of services.

Serving the family as pallbearers will be Jeremiah Horn, Kenny Hernandez, Brandon Jones, Collin Beaubouef, Zachary Marshall and Dwayne Kilpatrick.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com

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