Gary Dean Thompson, 66, of Kernersville, NC, passed away on May 29, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the Pine Forest Memorial Gardens in Wake Forest. He is survived by his father Eugene Thompson, his wife, Mary Thompson, his son Douglas Thompson (Sarah), his three daughters: Heather Ish (Clinton), Katharine Harrell (Matt) and Elizabeth Paul (Ken), two sisters Karen Hartwell and Barbara Troutman (Dan), one step-son John Stakeman (Renee), one step-daughter Lane Weiss (Pete), six grandsons, one granddaughter, a step-grandson and a step-granddaughter. He was predeceased by his mother, Roberta Thompson and his wife of 25 years, Deborah Hutchinson Thompson. He was a 1969 graduate of The Citadel in Charleston, SC. He was a loving and supportive son, husband, father, brother and grandfather. He was known to always provide a listening ear and advice to those who knew and loved him. He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.
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