THOMPSON, Kelvin Lee
May 20, 1960 - November 26, 2013
Kelvin Lee Thompson (known to most as Lee) passed away suddenly in Drumheller, Alberta on November 26, 2013 at the age of 53 after a long and courageous battle with heart disease. Lee was born in Kindersley, Saskatchewan on May 20, 1960. He moved to Alberta when he was a young man of twenty years old and worked in the oil and gas industry for more than thirty years. He was a mentor in his trade to a great many people and was respected by all who knew him in the industry. Lee was a warm and generous person who was well loved by his family and numerous friends. He loved people and was very social and his big hearty laugh could be heard often. Lee donated to many charities throughout his life and sponsored three children through World Vision. He loved to golf and spent a great deal of his time playing the Drumheller golf course as well as travelling to various other golf courses throughout his life. Lee loved to read and write in his spare time and was an avid Saskatchewan Roughrider’s fan. He was predeceased by his father David (1992). He is survived by his mother, Betty Thompson (Sandy), his brother Laurie (Tammalyn), niece Jessie, nephew Corey, cousin and close friend Dale Hawkins, cousin and close friend Rudy Sonmor, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, best friend Ron Barr and countless friends. A celebration of Lee’s life will be held on Saturday December 7, 2013 at the Community Hall in Hoosier, Saskatchewan at 1:00 p.m. (Saskatchewan time). Donations can be made in Lee’s memory to World Vision.