ROBERT C. ‘POPS’ THOMPSON

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ENOSBURG FALLS — Robert C. “Pops” Thompson, age 72, passed away early Sunday morning Aug. 3, 2014 at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.

He was born in Enosburgh on Oct. 3, 1941 the son of the late James and Marion (Wetherby) Thompson.

Pops was a farmer most of his life; he worked for Carroll and Darlene Wright for 33 years and enjoyed every minute of it. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren, especially Austin and Gavin Arbuckle.

He leaves behind many loved ones including his fiancé, Angel Arbuckle; step-children, Joey and Stewart Arbuckle all of Enosburg; his children, Robert Thompson and his wife, Tonya, of Berkshire, Lori Lagro and her husband, David, of Montgomery, Randy Thompson and his fiancé, Mary Bray, of Richford and Staci Thompson and her fiancé, Ronald Brown, of Hyde Park; grandchildren, Jessica, Randy Jr., Sam, Nicole, Courtney, Sarah, Kyle and Amber Thompson and Kimberly and Richard Delisle; step-grandchildren, Leshia Elkins, Ken and Davey Lagro; great grandchildren, Austin and Gavin Arbuckle; special friends, Timmy Clark, Shane Larochelle, Judy Greenwood and Tony Humphrey; siblings, Norman Thompson and his wife Linda Berkshire and Patricia Parker of Plattsburgh, NY; several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Robert was predeceased by his wife, Winnie Thompson; his son, Rusty Thompson; his siblings, Roger James Thompson, Roger Lee Thompson and Shirley Nutting.

A memorial services will be on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls with Pastor Patrick Hoadley officiating.

Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

For those who wish, contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to the American Legion Enosburg Falls Post #42, P.O. Box 572, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450 or to the Enosburgh Ambulance Service, 83 Sampsonville Rd., Enosburg Falls, VT 05450.

Condolences may be sent to Robert’s family through www.spearsfuneralhome.com.