A beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend, David A. Thompson passed away after a long battle with cancer, at age 59, on January 19, 2020. Born in Oklahoma City to Norman and Jane Thompson on November 15, 1960, he grew up in Oklahoma City, where he attended Christ the King Catholic School and Bishop McGuinness High School. He later attended Oklahoma City University on a saxophone scholarship and acquired his Nursing Home Administrator's License from the OU Health Sciences Center. David began working as an administrator at his parents' business, Bellevue Health and Rehab Center in 1985, where he devoted his entire life. In his various roles, David made every employee and patient feel special and delighted in learning about them, caring for them, and listening to their stories. He met his wife of 20 years, Kathy Thompson, in 1998, and they married in 1999. They raised their six children together and spent many wonderful years attending their children's activities and traveling to new places. In particular, David loved the years he served as Boy Scout Dad for Christ the King's Troop 120. His entire life, he took so much delight in watching sports, especially OU and Thunder games, spending time with his extensive, beloved family, and catching up with his cherished high school friends. Most of all, he loved his children and grandchildren deeply and treasured every moment with them. David is preceded in passing by his parents, Norman and Jane Thompson, and sister, Sandra Price. He is lovingly remembered by his wife, Kathy Thompson; his six children, Shelby Cole (Joy Graves), Haley (David) Botello, Madeline Cole, Grady Cole, Tara Thompson, Turner Thompson; his two grandchildren, Gabriel Botello and Samuel David Botello; his siblings, Norman (Terri) Thompson, Diane (Pat) Burgess, Bob Thompson, Nancy (Steve) Hardeman, Stephen (Cheri) Thompson; father-in-law, Michael O'Rourke (Elke Dillon); mother-in-law, Shirley O'Rourke; friend of 38 years, Eleuterio Botello; Lauren Levendusky; nephew, Matt Stuart; nephew, Steven Boyd, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.Funeral services for David will be held at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Oklahoma City on Saturday, January 25 at 2:00 PM. Flowers can be sent to Smith & Kernke Funeral Services at 14624 N. May Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73134. David and his family benefited from two remarkable organizations during his illness, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Camp Kesem at University of Oklahoma. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to them in David's honor.