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Charles “Chuck” Edward Thompson Jr. was born January 31st, 1954 and lost his battle with cancer at West Georgia Hospice on July 6th, 2019
Born and raised in Chicago Illinois, he graduated from Thornridge High School and received his Bachelors of Science in Industrial Engineering at the University of Illinois. He was a successful plant manager and worldwide manufacturing consultant, even working in the Sahara Desert in 2012. Chuck was of Viking descent and he loved studying their history. He was an avid motorcyclist, traveling cross country on several occasions. “Chuckles”, as his family lovingly called him, was a true friend. He helped many people over the course of his life and donated to several charities. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Charles Sr. and Geraldine; his son Charlie and brother Tommy.
He is survived by his Love Paula Hawkins, beautiful daughter Christine (Joe) Maynard; loving son Craig (Courtney) Thompson; Bonus sons John (Erin) Hawkins; Brad (Shanna) Hawkins. Ten precious grandchildren; his sister Sharon (Glenn) Seidel and several nieces and nephews.
Chuck wished to be cremated and his ashes to be buried with “Pauly” his soulmate. The family would like to thank West Georgia Hospice for their loving care and tireless support.
The family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 7500 Veterans parkway, Suite A, Columbus, Georgia 31909, 706-577-0055. The family invites you to leave a condolence or share a fond memory of Chuck below.