James P. Thompson
03/08/1954 - 01/14/2019

James P. “Wink” Thompson, 64, of McSherrystown, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019 at his home.  Born March 8, 1954 in Hanover, he was the son of the late Chester M. and Mary Constance (Keefer) Thompson.  Wink proudly served in the US Navy during the Vietnam era assigned to the USS San Diego. Wink was a member of the McSherrystown Fish and Game Association. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed the outdoors, especially hiking in Caledonia.  Surviving is one son, Zachary J. Thompson of McSherrystown; two grandchildren, Michelle Thompson-Moya and Maxwell Thompson; two siblings, Timothy M. Thompson and wife Ellen and Mary Musselman and husband Bob, all of Hanover.  A visitation for friends and relatives will be held 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 21, 2019 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Ave., McSherrystown, with military honors provided at 7:00 p.m. by the Hanover Allied Veterans Honor Guard. Burial will be private.


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Posted at:01/21/2019 7:07 pm
Rick Masemer
My condolences to the family and friends of Wink. Sorry to hear of him passing. Knew Wink and Mary when they lived on Baltimore St. " Fair Winds and Following Seas " Rest In Peace

Posted at:01/19/2019 9:09 pm
Molly Musselman
Mary and family we are so sorry for your lost our hearts go out to you.David an Molly and family.

Posted at:01/17/2019 10:10 am
Elizabeth Freeman
So sorry for your loss Zach. Sending prayers to you and your family.

Posted at:01/17/2019 3:03 pm
Mike Klunk
My condolences to the family. A good sailor who fought the good fight. He now serves on the staff of the Supreme Commander. He was my friend. YNCM(SS) Mike Klunk,USN(Ret)

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