Karl Jon "Gramps" Thompson, 57, of Sykesville, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.
Born Sept. 26, 1956, in Annapolis, he was the son of Carolyn Neuens Thompson, of Severna Park, and the late Theodore O. Thompson. He was the husband of Diane Thompson.
He had been a lab manager with Hillis-Carnes Engineering. He was an avid Ravens and Orioles fan. He enjoyed vacationing in Chincoteague.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Nancy Thompson and Brian Thompson, both of Sykesville; sisters Lisa Burton, of Parkton, Susan Colter and Amy Langenfelder, both of Glen Burnie; a brother, Eric Thompson, of Florida; and grandsons Maxwell, Carter and Noah Gerald.
He was predeceased by a brother, Thomas Thompson.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Springfield Cemetery in Sykesville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to
Maryland, 200 E. Joppa Road, Suite 407, Towson, MD 21286.
Online condolences may be offered at www.haightfuneralhome.com
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