CLARION – Richard A. Thompson, age 81, of Clarion, IA died December 27, 2013, at the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at 10:30 AM at Holmes Lutheran Church with Pastor Richard Taylor officiating. Burial will be at the Holmes Lutheran Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Monday, December 30, 2013, from 5:00 7:00 PM at Ewing Funeral Home, 1801 Central Avenue East, in Clarion, and will continue one hour prior to services at the church.

Richard is survived by his wife, Betty Lou and three children, Arnold, Connie and Darla.