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H. William "Bill" Thompson

December 21, 1934 ~ February 10, 2022 (age 87)

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Harry William “Bill” Thompson, age 87, of Maysville, WV passed away on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at his home.  Bill was born on December 21, 1934 in Cambridge, MA and was the son of the late Harry Able Thompson and Rosemound May (Newman) Thompson. 

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his first wife, Janet (Hawk) Thompson in 1998.

Bill is survived by his wife, Sarah J. ( Keplinger) Thompson; two sons, Scott W. Thompson of Connecticut;  Richard (Patricia) Keplinger of Maysville, WV; six grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

Bill was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War.  He was a member of Potomac Highlands VFW Post 6454.  Bill retired from General Dynamics, Groton, Connecticut.  He was a member of Maysville Bible Brethren Church and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Family will receive friends Saturday, February 12, 2022 from 4 – 6 PM at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg.

Funeral service will be 2 PM Sunday at Maysville Bible Brethren Church with Pastor Lynn Durbin officiating.  Burial will be in the Maysville Cemetery with Military Honors by VFW Post 6454 and West Virginia Army Honor Guard. 

Memorials may be made to the family, c/o Sarah Thompson, P.O. Box 272, Maysville, WV 26833 or Maysville Bible Brethren Church, P.O. Box 213, Maysville, WV 26833.


February 12, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, WV 26847

Funeral Service
February 13, 2022

2:00 PM
Maysville Bible Brethren Church
7734 Lunice Creek Highway
Maysville, WV 26833

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