Brian Keith Thompson

Brian Keith Thompson

June 22, 1956~Dec. 16, 2015

 

Brian Keith Thompson, 59, of Burnet, Texas, passed away at home on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015.

He was born June 22, 1956, in Burnet to Myrna Kincheloe Thompson and Ray Thompson.

Brian played football for the Burnet Bulldogs and graduated as a member of Burnet High School's Class of 1974. He was reputedly the best punter that ever graduated from Burnet High School and was an all-around great athlete. 

Brian graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the National Honor Society. 

He received a full academic scholarship to Southwest Texas State University, from which he later earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1978.

Brian was an active member of Valley Lodge No. 175 A.F. & A.M. in Burnet and Lake Victor Lodge No. 1011 A.F. & A.M. in Lake Victor. 

He was well known in our community for his many talents and tremendous sense of humor and was voted by the community as the funniest person in Burnet.   

Brian was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and good friend to many.

He is survived by: his wife, Nancy; mother, Myrna Houy; daughters, Natalie and Taylor Thompson and Kristin Milliorn; sisters and brothers-in-law, Cindy and Mark Kneen, Lisa and Blackie Striegler and Shannon and Robert Escamilla; grandchildren, Gavin, Madalyn and Kurt Jackson, and, numerous loving nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by: his father, Ray Thompson; sister, Kim Newton, and son, Kurt D. Milliorn.

Those named as pallbearers were nephews: Tyler Newton, Hunter Newton, Tanner Newton, Drew Escamilla, Mathew Escamilla and Chase Holloway. 

Honorary pallbearers were his nieces: Raegan Brooke Bryant, Samantha Escamilla, and nephew, Lance Holloway.

The funeral service was held at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. 

A private family burial with a Masonic burial service followed at the Frazier Ranch Family Cemetery. 

Condolences may be offered to the family online at www.clementswilcoxburne.com, as Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet was in charge of arrangements.

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