Born October 3, 1966 to Donald Thompson and Nada Kerr in Leavenworth, Kansas, Robert Ray Thompson passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2023 in Spokane, Washington. A graduate of Lewis & Clark High School, Robert attended Spokane Community College. While in college, he gained the education to become skilled in HVAC, and excelled at his trade working for Sturm Heating throughout his adult life. Friendly, loving, loyal and protective, Robert loved jokes, good music and playing pool. He was also an exceptional cook who really knew how to make split pea soup and bake delicious pies. Robert is survived by his parents Tom & Nada Haley; one brother Tim; two sisters Debi and Pamela; nephews Tracy, Adam, Cody and Joshua; nieces Lexi, Jessica, Valarie, Brandy and Caitlyn. Robert was preceded in death by his grandparents Floyd & Alice Kerr and his father Donald Thompson.