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James E. "Jimmy" Thompson

January 19, 1943 — April 24, 2024


James E. "Jimmy" Thompson, 81, of Frederick, Maryland, passed from this life on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Birch Manor in Sykesville, MD.

Born on January 19, 1943, in Frederick, MD, he was the son of the late John Franklin Thompson and Mary Irene (Seiss) Thompson.

He was a graduate of Frederick High School, attended the University of Maryland, and radio school. Jimmy worked for local radio stations WFMD and WFRE for several years before briefly working in the insurance and accounting fields.

Jimmy loved watching old movies and spending time with his cats. A loving and caring person, he took excellent care of his parents in their later years.

He is survived by sister, Barbara Ann Keyser (Bill), many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by siblings, John Thompson Jr. (Kazuko), Mary Thompson Connelly, and Richard Thompson; and brother-in-law, Clint Mulks.

Services for Jimmy will be private.

Arrangements are with Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick. Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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