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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Weldon “Pete” Thompson

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  • Services for Weldon "Pete" Thompson will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 9, 2014, at CrystalRock Cathedral with Dr. Walt Spradling officiating. Interment will be at 2 p.m. at the Duncan Cemetery in Duncan, Oklahoma.
    Mr. Thompson was born July 11, 1928, to Walter and Myrtle Thompson. He passed from this life on January 7, 2014.
    Pete and Betty Seals were married on December 24, 1948, at Fox, Oklahoma. In 1962, he started his oil investment company which he retired from after many years of hard work. In 1974-1975, he was on the Financial Board at S.W. Christian University in Bethany, Oklahoma and had been a Sunday School Director at Fox Pentecostal Church. He has lived in this area the past 38 years and attended CrystalRock Cathedral.
    Pete loved to do his own yard work, drink coffee with friends and enjoyed old antique cars.
    Pete was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Karen Renee Thompson; a brother; sister; and nephew.
    He is survived by his wife, Betty of the home; In-laws, Joe and LaVonna Dodd and daughter Rhonda, Ron and Mary Lou Jenkins and sons Jason and Trent, Brenda and John Brown and Ryan and Tyler Ritter.
    Pallbearers will be Randy Doyal, David Gonzalus, Bill McFatdrige, Tommy Tucker, Dale Holt and Ronnie Burns.
    Memorials may be made to Cross Timbers Hospice, 207 C St. NW, Ardmore, OK 73401. Online condolences may be made at craddockfuneralhome.com.
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