Fines Wayne Thompson died February 14, 2022, in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of 88 years 9 months 12 days. A visitation is scheduled from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sunday, February 20, 2022, at Wadley's Funeral Service. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Monday, February 21, 2022, at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Lexington Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Fines was born May 2, 1933, in Newkirk, Oklahoma to Fines Williams and Martha Lucille (Webb) Thompson. He was raised and attended school in Newkirk. Fines worked on the railroad, and he met Winona Ross at the Purcell station. They were united in marriage on April 24, 1954. They made their home in Lexington in 1968, when Fines went to work for Jacobson Concrete. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and fiddling with his guitar. Fines liked to tinker and repair lawn mowers and fishing rod and reels. He was proud of his “Big T” Rod and Reel Repair. Fines never met a stranger and enjoyed telling stories and having fun.
Fines is preceded in death by his parents, Fines and Martha Thompson; his daughter, Linda Kay Thompson; his great grandson, Owen Thompson; and nephews, Steven and Michael. Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Winona Thompson of Lexington; his son, David Thompson and fiancé, Teresa Sellers of Norman; his daughter, Patsy Christian and husband, Randy of Noble; his son, Terry Thompson and wife, Debbie of Norman; his 12 grandchildren, Jeffery Teel, Michelle Teel, Timothy Speck, Christopher Thompson, Adam Thompson, Barry Thompson, Parker Thompson, Patrick Thompson, Randall Christian, Brandon Christian, Joel Christian, and Jamie Thompson; his 20 great grandchildren; his 3 great-great grandchildren; his sister, Fern Leyva of Newkirk; his brother, Dale Thompson and wife, Ann of Columbus, MS; his brother, Don Thompson and wife, Treva of Newkirk; his step sisters, Gertrude Mayfield and Catherine Cook; his step brothers, Bill Badley, George Badley, Haven Badley and Albert Badley; and numerous other relatives and friends.