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Melvin Thompson

April 18, 1951 — February 27, 2023

MAMOU - The family of Melvin Earl Thompson announces his passing on Monday, February 27, 2023 at the age of 71.  Graveside services will be held at Haven Rest Cemetery in Beaumont, TX.

Melvin Earl Thompson was born in Scranton, Iowa on April 18, 1951, to Ray Samuel Thompson and Stella Mae Kortum Thompson.  Melvin worked as a supervisor on the pipeline for many years and lived all over the country.  He was a social butterfly and enjoyed fishing, riding motorcycles, and drinking cold beer.

He is survived by his two children, Casey Thompson and Dawn Small; grandchildren, Trent Muselman and Luke Muselman; step granddaughter, Ashely Johnson; great grandchildren, Dante, Isabella, Preston, Benson, and Kinzley; and sisters, Linda Biery, Patricia Harrah, and Leona McPherson.

Melvin is preceded in in death by his parents, Ray Samuel Thompson and Stella Mae Kortum Thompson; first wife, Valerie Lynn Thompson; second wife, Tracy Luanne Sellers; brothers, John Thompson and Gerald Thompson; and sisters, Priscilla Winebrenner, Elizabeth Belger, Bonnie Weaver, and Janette Strunk.

Family and friends may leave condolences for the family at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements.

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