HR282: Celebrating the life of Charles Thompson.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 282
Celebrating the life of Charles Thompson.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 18, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Charles Thompson, an active member of the Gloucester community, died on January 7, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Charles “Chuck” Thompson was born in Hardin, Montana, and later his family moved to Idaho; he served the country in the United States Army during World War II and the Korean War, and later assisted in the Vietnam War as a civilian; and

WHEREAS, Chuck Thompson received the World War II Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, the Korean Service Medal with a Bronze Star, and the United Nations Service Medal in recognition of his service; and

WHEREAS, Chuck Thompson retired from the United State Army Reserves in 1969 and retired from civil service at Rock Island Arsenal in Illinois in 1984; and

WHEREAS, upon moving to Gloucester in 1991, Chuck Thompson became active in his church and the Gloucester community by joining the Knights of Columbus Council 9428, the American Legion Unit 75, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8252, and the Moose Lodge 886; and

WHEREAS, as a volunteer, Chuck Thompson drove the Veterans Affairs van from the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center to the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center in Richmond; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by his son, Charles, Jr., Chuck Thompson will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Agnes; his granddaughter, Jeannette, and her family; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Charles Thompson, an active member of the Gloucester community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Charles Thompson as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for his memory.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 282

Offered February 13, 2019
Celebrating the life of Charles Thompson.
Patron-- Miyares

WHEREAS, Charles Thompson, an active member of the Gloucester community, died on January 7, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Charles “Chuck” Thompson was born in Hardin, Montana, and later his family moved to Idaho; he served the country in the United States Army during World War II and the Korean War, and later assisted in the Vietnam War as a civilian; and

WHEREAS, Chuck Thompson received the World War II Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, the Korean Service Medal with a Bronze Star, and the United Nations Service Medal in recognition of his service; and

WHEREAS, Chuck Thompson retired from the United State Army Reserves in 1969 and retired from civil service at Rock Island Arsenal in Illinois in 1984; and

WHEREAS, upon moving to Gloucester in 1991, Chuck Thompson became active in his church and the Gloucester community by joining the Knights of Columbus Council 9428, the American Legion Unit 75, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8252, and the Moose Lodge 886; and

WHEREAS, as a volunteer, Chuck Thompson drove the Veterans Affairs van from the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center to the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center in Richmond; and

WHEREAS, predeceased by his son, Charles, Jr., Chuck Thompson will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Agnes; granddaughter, Jeannette, and her family; and numerous other family and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Charles Thompson, an active member of the Gloucester community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Charles Thompson as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for his memory.