Chad was born on September 25th 1977 at Rolla Missouri the son of Lloyd and Glenda Thompson.
He departed this life on June 14th 2017 at Houston Missouri. Chad was united in marriage on August 18th 2004 to Melinda Riden with two children Jacolby and Alexus Riden whom he loved and cherished. Chad truly loved being a husband and father. Chad will be greatly missed by his wife Melinda Thompson, son Jacolby Riden, and daughter Alexus Riden of Duke MO, his parents Lloyd and Glenda Thompson of Duke MO, two uncles Robert Thompson and Grant Agee of St. Louis MO, his mother in law Trudy Riden of Rolla MO, one aunt Sandy and husband Brad Routh of Duke MO, and two beloved cousins Bradley Ray and wife Summer Routh of Duke MO, Melissa and husband Jeffrey Crossgrove of Duke MO, a host of other family, friends, and special hunting and fishing buddies.
Chad loved his country life style, floating and fishing on the Big Piney river and hunting the back woods of the National Forest.
Chad enlisted in the US ARMY serving his country with honor and pride, he did a tour of duty in Iraq and another in Afghanistan, then came back to Duke were he lived the rest of his life.
Chad was a man who was always ready to lend a helping hand to a neighbor and anyone who needed
help. Chad will be greatly missed, he loved his family, his God, his country, and his friends.