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James Ernest Thompson

Thompson, James

James Ernest (Snooky) Thompson was born July 2, 1947 in Charles County, MD to James Buddy and Mary Thompson. He was educated through the Charles County Public Schools. Throughout his career he was employed at the Department of Public Works, he was an excellent employee as a heavy equipment operator driving dump trucks and bulldozers for 25 years. In 1966 he married Theresa Thompson and had 3 wonderful boys, Steve, Chuck and Glenn.

During his time here Ernest loved to go fishing with his brother in law Leroy, playing cards, watching racecars at the racetrack, working on cars, riding his lawnmower, going to the casino and being the best Father and Grandfather anyone could ask for. Family was everything to him. He loved spending time with everyone every chance he had. He never missed a family gathering or celebration, Birthdays, graduations, weddings he was there no matter what.

On July 16, 2023 Ernest passed peacefully at Civista Hospital in LaPlata, MD. He was loved by so many and was the sweetest person anyone would ever meet. His laughs and jokes were one of a kind and will forever be missed.

Ernest leaves behind the love of his life Theresa Thompson, 2 sons Steve (Felicia) and Chuck, 7 Grandchildren Keyarna, Lorenzo, Courtney (Marlon), Marcus, Camrey (J’Shon), Caterra, and Ailani. One Great Grandson Braxton and another baby boy arriving November 2023 Ace Evander Twine. One brother Clifton and 4 sisters Carolyn, Michelle, Belinda, and Christine. He was preceded in death by his Son Glenn, Parents Buddy and Mary, Brothers David, Woody, Hugh, Randy and Sister Earline.

As the loving Grandfather he was he also had 3 bonus Grandkids Charlesa Creek, Tyran Harding and Michaela Jernigan. 7 Bonus Great Grandkids Maiyah, Maliyah, Vince, Chaniyah, Honest and Zayshawn.

On the evening of Thursday, July 27, from 6-8pm, a visitation will be held at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 7 Industrial Park Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602. A service will be held on Friday, July 28, 2023, visitation will begin at 10:00am and continue until time of mass, 10:30am, at Saint Peters Catholic Church, 3320 Saint Peters Dr, Waldorf, MD 20601.

Interment will follow the service at Saint Peters Catholic Church Cemetery in Waldorf, MD.

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  1. Elaine Mccann says:

    Our condolences goes out to the family.Ernest will be missed !God continue to watch over you all. He is a angel and his job here is done .now he is resting and watching over you all.Chuck and family. Hang in there ! We love you, Robert and Aunt Elaine

  2. Elaine Mccann says:

    Prayers go out to the family God needed Ernest to rest so he called him in the middle of the night said come home my son He is a angel watching over us all .love Robert and Elaine



  4. Chuck says:

    Thanks for your support for me and my family during our trying times

  5. Sharon Proctor and many more says:

    So sorry for your loss, we ❤️ all of your family. Let us know if we can help in anyway. From the Proctor and Dean family. He is gone but will not be forgotten.

  6. Ms. Monique Dove and the Dove Family says:

    Chuck, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. My condolences to you and your family. I am sure he is looking down on you. You did a great job providing for your dad. Job Well done!!

  7. JST Colleagues says:

    With Sympathy

    Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.

  8. Sean QS Hines says:

    On behalf of the Castle, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    QS, President
    St. Mary’s County Flaming Knights MC

  9. Beverly Payton FKMC says:

    We would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family and pray that God will comfort you.

  10. Brenda Butler says:

    Send my prayers to the Thompson family.

  11. Patricia TNT Smith says:

    My deepest condolences to you and family during this difficult time. Praying for strength to guide you through


    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

  13. Mike says:

    Sorry for your loss…… Chuck and family…. I know personally how much effort.. Chuck….that you took to keep your pop comfortable and the love you processed for him…. this is life my friend… your friend Mike

  14. Pentagon BOCC says:

    Our condolences for the loss of your father. With deepest sympathy from your coworkers at the “Pentagon BOCC”. Please know we are thinking of you and your family during this painful time.
    As your work family, we are here for you.

  15. Q-Tee Theresa Meredith says:

    On behalf of the Flaming Knights SC we offer our deepest condolences on the loss of your Father to you and your family. May he RIH.

  16. Camrey says:

    I love you Pop Pop. Rest in peace and I will forever miss you and you’ll never be forgotten. From your granddaughter.

  17. Joseph Queen says:

    At this difficult time, may peace and love surround you and your family

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