He was born on March 12, 1947, at Chetopa to Willis Thompson Sr. and Emma Dora (Doan) Thompson.
He worked at Ernesto’s for a time.
Survivors include his companion, Christina Whittley of the home; two sons, Willis Thompson III of Parsons and Eron Jones of Independence; two daughters, Becky Thompson of Pennsylvania and Bobbi Jo Steig of Cherryvale; three grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; five brothers, Jackie Smith of Indiana, Carl Greenfeather of Jay, Okla., Roy Greenfeather of Washington and twin brothers, Carmon Thompson and Eddie Thompson, both of Parsons; and two sisters, Fay Meadows of Broken Arrow, Okla., and Doris Kellogg of Parsons.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Alex James Greenfeather; and a sister, Janie Greenfeather.
Following cremation, the memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until service time Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association and may be left at or mailed to Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 374, Parsons, 67357.
Online condolences may be left at www.forbeshoffman.com.