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Gerald  Thompson

Papa Jerry

Thursday, March 28th, 1940 - Sunday, May 10th, 2020
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Gerald Lee Thompson (Jerry), 80 years old of Hoquiam, Washington, passed away at his home on May 10, 2020. He was born to Harry and Goldie Thompson on March 28, 1940 in Clinton, WA. Gerald was born and raised in Seattle, Washington but had also lived many other places such as Ocean Shores, Washington, Lopez Island, Washington and Westcliff, Colorado.

After high school Jerry had joined the US Army in June of 1958. While in the Army he had received the Sharpshooter award and his term ended in December of 1958. After his term Jerry went to work for the Burlington Northern Railroad for 35 years. In 2002 Gerald married the love of his life, Debra Thompson on June 23 in Elko, Nevada. They had lived together in Westcliff, Colorado until Jerry just recently moved back here on September 2019 to be closer to his family.

Gerald enjoyed listening to music and had a passion for riding his motorcycle. He was the founding father of the Hombres Motorcycle Club established in 1994 in Washington.

Gerald is survived by his wife Debra Thompson of Westcliff, Colorado, by his children Ty Thompson of Aberdeen, WA, Julie Cramer of Hoquiam, WA, Beth Tryon of Belfair, and by his sister Janice Thompson-Richard of Florida. Also, by 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents Harry and Goldie Thompson and by his brother Jae Thompson.

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