William “Dick” Edgar Thompson, 86, of Warrenton, passed away on June 8, 2020, at Fauquier Hospital.
He was born on December 29, 1933, in Halifax County, one of 11 children born to the late John Samuel and Hester Ritchie Thompson.
Dick served in the U. S. Army as a military policeman both in Germany and in the United States. He retired as an insurance claims adjuster having worked in Danville, Martinsville and Northern Virginia. In Martinsville, he was a Governor of the Moose Lodge and was a member of the Optimist Club. In Fauquier, he a member of Liberty United Methodist Church at Bealeton and being an avid golfer was a former member of Fauquier Springs Country Club. His interests include vegetable gardening, sports of all kinds and NASCAR racing.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Loretta Giles Thompson; his children, Douglas and wife Candace Thompson of Alexandria and Sabrina “Bea” Thompson of Warrenton, and his grandson, Benjamin Thompson.
The family will receive friends on Monday June 15, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton, where a memorial service will follow at 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Liberty United Methodist Church, 10513 Old Marsh Road, Bealeton, Va. 22712 or to Warrenton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Co., 167 W. Shirley Ave., Warrenton, Va. 20186.
Condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com