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Harry Willard Thompson

Harry Willard Thompson Harry Willard Thompson, 66 of Austin, born February 21, 1947 in Pearland, Tx, passed away, Saturday, March 9, 2013. He is survived by his wife Judy of 42 years; son William Thompson and his wife Jennifer; daughters Martha Thompson and Mary Martin with her husband Thomas; grandchildren Thomas, Dylan, and Patrick Martin and Natalie Thompson; sister Cynthia DeMerrit; Aunt Dorothy and numerous cousins. Harry served his country in the US Army during Vietnam in headquarters company, 1st Division, 6th Cavalry, 198th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal division in 1967-1968. A Pearland High School graduate of 1965, Harry graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Civil Engineering and worked for 25 years at the Texas Department of Transportation. Harry was an outdoor enthusiast who enjoyed many a family vacation to the Smoky Mountains. In his later years he spent as much time with his grandchildren and attending Vietnam Veterans reunions. A celebration of his life took place on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Cook-Walden Funeral Home on N. Lamar of Austin, TX. Memorial donations may be made to the .


Published in Austin American-Statesman on Mar. 26, 2013
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