Clifford Wayne Thompson

October 8, 1946 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 75)



Clifford Wayne Thompson, 75 passed away at home on Monday, May 16, 2022.  He was born October 8, 1946 to Clifford Watson and Mary Elizabeth (Moulden) Thompson, in Washington, D.C..  Wayne graduated from Albert Einstein High School in 1964 and the Corcoran School of Art in 1968.  He retired from the Montgomery County School system in 2001 as a Graphic Artist.  Wayne was a faithful member of the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Kensington, MD for 53 years.  Wayne loved his Washington sports teams, the Nationals, Capitals and Redskin’s, attending as many games as possible.  He sang Sea Chanty’s with the Ship’s Company, loved sailing and crewed on the “Gunsmoke” (J/30 Class) in the Annapolis Yacht Club races.  He had many varied interests including building detailed ship models and historical miniature diorama’s (all hand painted), Sailing, Civil War Living History, his “Scottish” heritage, History, Trivia, and had currently been volunteering on the reconstruction of “The Maryland Dove” with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for the past year.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and grandparent’s William Augustus and Virginia (Belt) Thompson, and William Clarence and Mary (Beall) Moulden, and is survived by his brother Donald (wife Cynthia) and nephew Daniel (wife Katrina), as well as many cousins and friends.

A funeral service will be held on 5/25/2022 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Kensington, MD at 11:00am followed by a graveside service at Forest Oak Cemetery in Gaithersburg, MD at 1:30pm.

In Lieu of flowers, donation can be made to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Kensington, or the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michael’s, Maryland.

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Funeral Service
May 25, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Paul UMC (Kensington)
10401 Armory Ave.
Kensington, MD 20895

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