Thompson, Franklin Eugene
Birth: Saturday, November 11, 1961 in Leonardtown, Maryland
Residence: Waldorf, Maryland
Death: Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the age of 54
Laid to Rest: Thursday, August 04, 2016 in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery, Bushwood, Maryland
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Franklin Eugene "Gene" Thompson, 54, of Waldorf, MD formerly of Avenue, MD passed away on July 30, 2016 at Hospice of Charles County. Gene was born on November 11, 1961, in Leonardtown, MD to the late Joseph A. "Gussy" Thompson, Sr. and Agnes Genevieve Hayden Thompson.
Gene lived at the ARC of Southern Maryland Group Home in Waldorf, MD for 18 years. His caregiver was Margaret Savoy.
Gene loved listening to music, especially Charley Pride, strumming his guitar, and bowling and was a Dallas Cowboy fan. He participated in Special Olympics and won several medals.
Gene is survived by his brothers, Joseph A. "Buddy" Thompson, Jr. (Louise) of Clements, MD and Robert Thompson (Denise) of Compton, MD, sister in law's, Brenda Thompson of Waldorf, MD and Sharon Thompson of Leonardtown, MD, six nephews and two nieces. In addition to his parents, Gene is preceded in death by his brothers, Carl Thompson, William "Billy" Thompson, and Ronnie Thompson, Sr.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 4, 2016 from 9:00 -10:00 a.m., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 21340 Coltons Point Road, Avenue, MD 20609. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Church Cemetery, 23080 Maddox Road, Bushwood, MD 20618.
Pallbearers will be his nephews, Ricky, Scott, Mark, Chris, Ronnie, Jr., and Joey Thompson. Honorary pallbearers will be his nieces, Carrie Dalton and April Thompson. Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Charles County, 2505 Davis Road, Waldorf, MD 20603. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.