Obituary of David Thompson
David C. Thompson, 63, died Saturday morning at Harrington Hospital in Webster, MA.
David was one of the first fifty people to officially complete the Appalachian Trail and was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. David was a graduate of UCONN, Cornell and NC State with various degrees. Although retired, David most recently worked for the IR-4 Program affiliated with Rutgers University. He was a great recreational farmer and a lover of animals. He was also a professional at telling corny jokes.
David was born on December 22, 1954 in New Haven, CT son of the late George Thompson and late Lois (Bixby) Thompson. He was predeceased by his wife Anne Thompson and is survived by his son Eric and extended family.
There will be a potluck celebration of his life on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 2:oo PM at his home located at 961 Thompson Road, Thompson, CT. He will be buried in East Thompson Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the East Thompson Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 271, Thompson, CT 06277-0271 or the East Thompson Cemetery, 15 East Thompson Road, Thompson, CT 06277. Share a memory at www.smithandwalkerfh.com