Thompson, Charles Lewis, Sr.
Birth: Tuesday, May 03, 1949 in Leonardtown, Maryland
Residence: Hollywood, Maryland
Death: Sunday, January 03, 2016 at the age of 66
Laid to Rest: Thursday, January 07, 2016 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Charles Lewis Thompson, Sr., 66, of Hollywood, MD passed away at his residence on January 3, 2016. Born on May 3, 1949 in Leonardtown, MD he was the son of the late Lelia Thompson and Morgan "Tex" Thompson.
Charles was the loving husband of Gail Marie Thompson whom he married on February 14, 2000 in Leonardtown, MD.
Charles is survived by his children: Cindy Nelson (Jay) of California, MD, Jennifer Schwartz of Valrico, FL, Chucky Thompson (Renee) of Mechanicsville, MD, Josh Maggio (Lisa) of Leonardtown, MD. Grandchildren: Chelsea Haizlip, Melanie Thompson, Oliva Schwartz, Carlie Thompson, Grace Maggio and Lawsen Maggio, great grandchildren: Layla Tennyson and baby to be Tennyson. Siblings: Pat Graves of Hollywood, MD, Joyce Foley of Leonardtown, MD, Wayne Thompson of Mechanicsville, MD, Tommy Thompson of Hollywood, MD, Bobby Thompson of Hollywood, MD, Lynn Brady of Hollywood, MD, Susan Bean of Callaway, MD, Ray Thompson of Hollywood, MD, and Ronnie Thompson of Bushwood, MD. He was preceded in death by his grandchildren: Katie Haizlip and Mason Maggio.
Charles was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's County, MD, and worked as a Mechanic. He was also a Disc Jockey, Musician, and was a member of the Charles Thompson & Bottom County Bluegrass Band, where he was the singer and played the guitar. He performed, and contributed his time to many charitable organizations such as Hospice of St. Mary's. Charles was a member of the Moose Lodge of Hollywood, MD and he loved classic Chevy cars, music and loved his family.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 from 5:00 PM 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM with Deacon Ammon Ripple officiating in the Hollywood Vol. Fire Department Social Hall Hollywood, MD. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 10:00 AM with Father Ray Schmidt officiating in the Hollywood Vol. Fire Department Social Hall. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens Leonardtown, MD.
Pallbearers will be: Wayne Thompson, Bobby Thompson, Ronnie Thompson, Tommy Thompson, Ray Thompson, Johnny Armsworthy, and Johnny Adams. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Chucky Thompson, Josh Maggio, Mike Graves, Chris Graves, Timmy Thompson, Robbie Thompson, Billy Thompson, DJ Brady, Ricky Brady, RJ Bean, and Andrew Thompson. Contributions may be made to Hollywood Vol. Fire Department, P.O. Box 7, Hollywood, MD 20636, Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD, and Children's National Medical Center 111 Michigan Ave, NW Washington, DC 20010. Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.