Dale A Thompson

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Dale A Thompson, 78, a longtime McQueeney resident passed away on Christmas Eve after complications following surgery the previous Monday. Born on March 23, 1944, in Battle Creek, Michigan, he was the son of the late Clifford R Thompson and Josephine Frances Ackley Thompson. Dale served in the U.S. Coast Guard where he held the rank of PFC Storekeeper. He was stationed on several different Coast Guard Cutters and at shore bases including the U.S. Coast Guard Station, Portsmouth, VA, and the U.S. Coast Guard Station, Southwest Harbor Station, MA. In 1971 he held a position working at NASA, Kennedy Space Center, Florida. He was privileged to have worked on an Apollo program team readying lunar modules for moon landings. In 1977, he and his family moved to Texas. Dale was a businessman who sold mobile home supplies, boat lifts, and second-hand appliances. He was a friend to all and held in high regard by all he met. His humor, kindness, and good nature will be sincerely missed by all who knew him. Dale is survived by his daughter, Kary Marie Wesley (Karl), grandson Holdyn Wesley, granddaughter Gina Marie Tunnell (Stephen), granddaughter Ashley Linn Wood (Dustin), and great-grandson Emerson Linn Wood. In addition to his parents, Dale was preceded in death by his sister Janice J. Rushlow (2011), and his daughter Paula Ann Thompson (2021). There will be a memorial gathering on Sunday, January 15, 2023, at Janeth's Taqueria, 6670 FM 725, from 3:30-5:30 PM. Please stop by between those times to pay your respects to Dale and share memories with his friends and family.

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  1. Dale was one of the kindest and most thoughtful people I ever knew. He was truly a good friend and will be missed deeply.
    Marilyn Marshall

  2. Rest in peace and serenity, my friend. Many years have passed, but memories of our long-ago family live on through your children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Godspeed on your journey to a better place, Dale. Take care of our girl and all those who have gone before us. One day we will meet again. Until then, God bless you and hold you in the palm of His hand.

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