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Bruce A. Thompson, age 56

Bruce A. Thompson, 56 of Benton, Arkansas passed from this life October 26, 2019. He was born November 18, 1962 in Somerville, New Jersey to the late Jack and Anne Thompson.  Bruce served in and retired from the United States Army; was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing and talking to his friends on facebook through his group M.E.T.A. (men eating tasty animals).

He is also preceded in death by his brother Stephen Thompson. Bruce leaves behind his loving wife of 29 years, Elizabeth Thompson; four children Victoria, Zachary, Julia and Danielle Thompson; one grandson Jude Gerbig-Lee; two siblings John Thompson (Carol), Linda Apgar (Danny); his “war dogs” Bella and Gen. James Mad dog Mattis and a host of other family and friends.

Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400


  • Forrest E Payne Posted October 31, 2019 6:05 AM

    Rest in peace, Bruce

  • Juanita Sam Jacobs Posted October 31, 2019 2:28 PM

    Blessed Be, you will not be forgotten 💜

  • Leisa Thompson Wilson Posted October 31, 2019 2:33 PM

    Bruce fought harder and longer than many – and always had a great attitude. I will miss his stories and our conversations talking about anything and everything. He will be sorely missed for a long, long time… Love always.

  • Roger Francis Posted October 31, 2019 5:02 PM

    Rest in peace My Friend

  • Skip Thompson Posted October 31, 2019 7:52 PM

    I love you and you will be greatly missed Uncle Bruce.

  • Holly s Hoernlen Maffia Posted November 1, 2019 10:12 AM

    The strongest person I knew with the biggest heart!I love you and miss you Bruce!

  • Robert Thomson Posted November 1, 2019 9:52 PM

    Rest in Peace Bruce. My condolences to the family

  • Chuck Sontag Posted November 3, 2019 8:33 PM

    May you rest in peace Bruce. My condolences to the family.

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