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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Ray Thompson

436 E Main Street
Kingwood, WV 26537-1722

Located across RT 7 from Tractor Supply & Pizza Hut

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Office Hours

9am - 5pm
After Hours by Appointment
Call or text us 24 hours a day!


436 E Main Street
Kingwood, WV 26537-1722



Ray has been serving Preston County and the surrounding area as a State Farm Insurance Agent for a little over 35 years. Ray has been and remains involved in the community he serves and enjoys supporting local youth league sports teams and the county's school programs. He is past chairman and current member of the Preston Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, Treasurer of Rotary Club of Kingwood, Member of the Preston County Chamber of Commerce, Wade's World of Wonder Board of Directors, and Past General Chairman of the Preston County Buckwheat Festival. Ray and his office were honored by being named the Preston County Chamber of Commerce's Business of the Year in 2021 along with the Preston County News and Journal's 2020 and 2022 Reader's Choice Awards as Preston County's Top Insurance Agency. Ray and his wife Laurie were both born and raised in WV and raised their two boys, T.J. and Cody, in Preston County. They currently have three grandsons, Jayden and Luca are Cody and Virginia's sons and Tristan is T.J. and Paige's son. Ray and Laurie enjoy spending time with their families, boating, traveling, riding UTV's, and WVU sports. Laurie is also a member of the Rotary Club of Kingwood and serves on the Preston Memorial Hospital Foundation Board and the Patient and Family Advisory Council at PMH. Ray graduated from Fairmont State College in 1983 with a B.S. in Business Administration. On March 1, 1989, he opened his State Farm Insurance Agency to serve the insurance needs of Preston County and the surrounding area while residing in Kingwood. Ray's office offers Vehicle Insurance, ATV/UTVInsurance, Homeowners and Renters Insurance, Rental Property Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Personal Article Policies (PAP), Personal Liability Umbrella Policies (PLUP), Business Insurance and provides free quotes for all lines of insurance.

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products

Banking, Annuities

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Our Mission is to be Preston County's first and preferred choice for Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, and Life Insurance. We are here to help our customers manage the risks of everyday life and realize their dreams. Our office staff will provide top customer service to all customers by treating them in a friendly, professional and caring manner.

Cheryl Richards has been a Team Member in our office for over 21 years and has served as our Office Manager for most of those years. She is experienced and licensed in Auto, Home, Life, and Health Insurance. Samantha Boyce has been a Team Member for 4 years and is also licensed in Auto, Home, Life and Health Insurance. Laurie has been involved in the insurance business for at least thirty-five years, she was my first Account Representative when I opened my office in March of 1989. Laurie currently assists with our marketing needs. Our team members are here to serve you and assist you with any and all of your insurance needs.

Cheryl Richards State Farm Agent Team Member

Cheryl Richards

Office Manager

Cheryl has over 21 years of insurance experience and serves as our Office Manager. Cheryl retired at the beginning of 2021 but still enjoys working part-time in our office. She is a tremendous asset and her experience allows her to provide you with superior customer service. Cheryl is licensed in Auto, Home, Life and Health insurance, and she resides in Preston County with her husband Sam. They enjoy spending time camping and traveling. Cheryl enjoys crafting as well. Together they have 4 daughters and 11 grandchildren.

Samantha Boyce State Farm Agent Team Member

Samantha Boyce

Account Representative

Samantha has been a Team Member in our office for over 4 years. She is a great asset to our team and to State Farm Insurance Company. Samantha is licensed to serve you in Auto, Home, Life and Health Insurance. Samantha is a lifelong Preston County resident and lives with her husband Ty and nine-year-old son Wylee. They enjoy spending time with their families, listening to Ty play and sing at different venues, and watching Wylee play youth league baseball.


Megan Myers

Our Agency

  • Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.
  • We help customers with their insurance and financial services needs, including Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Life Insurance, Retirement Planning, Health Insurance, and Renters Insurance.
  • Our office is located in Kingwood.
  • Our office is open 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Evenings & Weekends by appointment.
  • I have been a State Farm agent since 1989.
  • I am a proud graduate of Fairmont State College.

This busy insurance and financial services office has a passion to make a difference in the lives of others and better the community. We are an established, growth-oriented agency with a team of highly motivated individuals. Our team works hard to reach our goals together as a team and have fun while we are doing it! Our team is comprised of results-oriented individuals that are serious about their development. If you want to work in an environment that is fun, challenging, and rewarding, then Ray Thompson - State Farm Agent may be the right fit for you!

Learn more about our agency and the career opportunities with us.
Available Positions
Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.