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Richard "Dick" Lee Thompson

May 1, 1933 — May 7, 2020

Memorial service for Richard “Dick” Thompsons will be held at 10:00 a.m., June 13, 2020 at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Butte, MT. Richard Thompson, born May 1, 1933, in Butte, Montana died the morning of May 7, 2020 at 87 years old in Gillette, WY.  He was born to Thomas and Gladys Thompson and was the fourth child of six. He began working at the age of 14 at the Butte Motor Company and went on to work as a diesel mechanic for 50 years for the Anaconda Company of Butte, MT, and Arch Coal, Black Thunder mine of Gillette, WY. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and loved to spend his time on the Big Hole River camping with his family. He was especially fond of furry four-legged friends.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Millicent Thompson and four of his siblings. He is survived by one sister, Rose Sorensen of Modesto, CA;  his three children, Thomas “Tommy” (Janet) Thompson of Gillette, WY; Ron (Bonnie) Thompson of Choteau, MT; and Lillian (Gerald) Sullivan of Gillette, WY; other surviving relatives include 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren of Gillette, WY; Choteau, MT; and Washburn, ND. Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at www.gillettememorialchapel.com

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