Kenneth Brooks Thompson, 68, of Fairmont, passed away Wednesday (Dec. 14, 2016) at Meadow View Manor Health Care Center in Bridgeport.
He was born Aug. 29, 1948, in Fairmont, son of Knowlen Thompson of Fairmont and the late Virginia Lee (Baker) Thompson.
Kenneth was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a construction worker and crane operator, and attended the Everlasting Covenant Church in Fairmont. He loved fishing, hunting, gardening and spending time with his two dogs, Tinker and Haley.
He is survived by his wife, Karen "Susie" (Garrison) Thompson of Fairmont; five children, Terri Lynn, Michael Thompson, Nicole Thompson, Kevin Stingo and wife Libby of Buckhannon, and Jennifer Sloan and husband Tom of Fairmont; two brothers, Roger Thompson and wife Diana of Fairmont and Brian Thompson and wife Jeanette of Fairmont; six grandchildren, Brandon, Britni, Ben and Emily Stingo, and Courtney and Justin Sloan; and several great-grandchildren. Kenny also leaves behind two very special friends, Richard and Sue Berry, who helped him and his family so much through this difficult time.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Ave. in Fairmont with the funeral service being held at 3 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Bill Preston and Pastor James Saunders officiating. Kenneth will be buried at the West Virginia National Cemetery in Grafton with full military rites being performed at graveside.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.domicofh.com.
Published on December 16, 2016