Thompson, Charles Willard
Birth: Thursday, December 14, 1939 in Leonardtown, Maryland
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at the age of 76
Laid to Rest: Monday, April 25, 2016 in the Queen of Peace Cemetery, Helen, Maryland
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Charles Willard "Kite" Thompson, 76, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on April 20, 2016 in Leonardtown, MD. Born December 14, 1939 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Ella Theresa Thompson.

Charles is survived by his loving wife Joyce Lucille Thompson whom he married on June 21, 1959 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, children; Ella Perry of Aiken, SC, Patty Copsey, Charles Thompson and Michele Grassinger all of Mechanicsville, MD, 8 grandchildren, siblings; Frank Nelson both of Hughesville, MD, Betty Russell of Clements, MD, Agnes Brown of Avenue, MD, Ethel Cooper of Indian Head, MD, Margaret Ann of Mechanicsville, MD, Catherine Turner of Riceville, MD and Edith Marie Wenks of La Plata, MD. He was preceded in death by his brothers; Joe Nelson, Bill Nelson, Guy Nelson, June Bug Nelson, Harry Nelson, Albert Nelson, Toots Nelson, and sisters; Anna Mae Lawrence, Mary Harris, Violet Raley, Ginny Copsey and Dorothy Nelson.

"Kite" was a lifelong resident of St. Mary's county, he owned and operated C.W. Thompson Plumbing & Heating for 56 years. "Kite" was a member of Immaculate Conception Church. In his younger days he enjoyed golfing. He loved playing cards and spoiling his grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 3:00PM TO 5:00pm with prayers recited at 4:00PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home, Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, April 25, 2016 at 10:00AM in St. Joseph's Church with Father Michael Tietjen officiating. Interment will follow in Queen of Peace cemetery.

Pallbearers will be; Tom Grassinger, Corey Thompson, Paul Grassinger, David Grassinger, Joshua Copsey and John Cooper. Memorial contributions may be made to Bread of Life Center for Peace, P.O. Box 338, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements provided by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.
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