Charles William Thompson, Sr., 96, of
Charles served his country in the United States Coast Guard. He worked at Hahn Inc. for over 32 years and also owned and operated Idabell’s BBQ with his late wife. He was a member of the Mt. Vernon Conservation Club, Ducks Unlimited, and the National Rifle Association. Charles enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Idabell (Simmons) Thompson; daughter in law, Marilyn Kaye Thompson; great grandsons, Kyle and Robert Helm; brothers, Robert and Dora Thompson; sister, Dorothy Melton. Charles is survived by his children, Charlotte Schmitt (Joe), Ed Thompson, Joe Thompson, Charles “Bill” Thompson (Judy); grandchildren, Charles Thompson, Nathalie Elderkin, Erica Thomas, Billy Thompson, Joseph Schmitt, Kathryn Jones, Edward Schmitt, Heather Helm, Sarah Stiggers, Rodney Thompson, and Shane Thompson; 20 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; sister, Margaret Grant.
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