Roy "Tom" Douglas Thompson, 68, formerly a resident of North Platte, passed away on July 23, 2022 at Sumner Place in Lincoln.\nTom was born March 7th, 1954, in North Platte, Nebraska to Roy Douglas and Anita Elenoar (Bartlett) Thompson Sr. He grew up on the family dairy farm in Sutherland Nebraska. When Tom was 15 the family moved to North Platte Nebraska. He later earned his GED and went on to work for the North Platte Public School District as a custodian. He met his wife in a church bible group and in 1985 he married Mary Ellen Freeman and went on to have two children, Amanda and Douglas. Tom loved animals, spending time with his family in nature, fishing and taking walks. He also enjoyed gardening and taking care of his yard, and eventually worked for Time Tool and Equipment Rental until his retirement. Tom had a special willingness to serve the Lord as well as his fellow man. He had an incredible work ethic which he instilled in his children. Tom's kind heart had an uncanny way of putting a smile on others faces.\nTom was predeceased by his parents, Roy Douglas Thompson Sr. and Anita Elenoar Thompson, his wife, Mary Ellen Freeman, and his son, Douglas Roy Thompson.\nHe left behind his daughter, Amanda Neal (Mason), granddaughters, Mary and Gracelynn Thompson, brothers, Peary Thompson (Joyce) and Mark Thompson (Cindy), and sisters, Connie Hadley, Sheila Thomlison, Twyla Schaub (Jill Burmester), and Dixie O'Donnell (Mike).\nA funeral service will be held in his honor at 11:00 a.m. on August 27th at The Church of Christ 3311 South Oak Street in North Platte Nebraska. Memorials can be sent to the American\nCancer Society, https://www.cancer.org/involved/donate.html in his name.