, Port Arthur, Texas

February 5, 2013

Kenneth Eugene Thompson

The Port Arthur News

NEDERLAND —   Kenneth Eugene Thompson, 53, of Nederland, Texas, passed away Friday, February 1, 2013, at his home. He was born on July 4, 1959.

   Kenneth spent his life working at his business, Thompson’s Fiberglass, working on boats and vehicles, which was his passion. He loved life and never met a stranger. Kenneth has gone to meet our Lord and Savior.

   He is survived by three sisters, Sheila Berthelsen of Houston, Lisa Garcia of Mt. Ida, Arkansas, and Sherry Miller of Sunnyvale, California; brother, David Thompson of Yuba City, California; two nephews, Dagan Rutz and Trey Berthelsen, both of Houston; nieces, Britney Berthelsen of Houston and Myka Garcia of Mt. Ida, Arkansas. Kenneth was also survived by his life long love, Sheila Yates Thompson; her family; and many friends.

   He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Eugene Thompson, Sr.; grandmother, Rosalie Thompson; grandfather, Claude Thompson; and aunt, Merry Harris.

   A gathering of Mr. Thompson’s family and friends will begin at 5:00 p.m., with his memorial service to follow at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at Broussard’s, 505 12th Street, Nederland.

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