Gordon Thompson, 85, of New Market, MD, passed from this life on Sunday, June 19, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Born on August 28, 1936, in York, PA, he was the son of the late Charles Thompson and Esther (Weigard) Thompson.
Gordon was a 1954 graduate of Dover Area High School and a 1958 graduate of Susquehanna University.
He served in the US Army and Army Reserve, followed by a career in retail management.
Gordon was a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church.
He was an avid sports fan his entire life and enjoyed playing golf in his retirement years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Roxine D. Thompson; sons, Brian and his wife, Jane Ann, and Michael and his wife, Elizabeth; 9 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters, Alice Snelbaker, and Kay Sunday and her husband, Jim. The family expresses its appreciation to the Veterans Administration and Frederick Health Hospice for their support through Gordon’s illness.
The family will receive friends from 9:00 am to 10:00 am on Friday, June 24, 2022 at Stauffer Funeral Homes,40 Fulton Ave, Walkersville, MD 21793.
A celebration of Gordon 's life will follow at 10:00 am at the funeral home. Burial will be at Mt. Rose Cemetery, 1502 Mt Rose Ave, York, PA 17403 at 1:45 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Evangelical Lutheran Church, 35 E Church St, Frederick, MD 21701 or Frederick Health Hospice, 1 Frederick Health Way, Frederick, MD 21701.
Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at StaufferFuneralHome.com.