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Robert Curtis Thompson Sr., 65, Pomfret

Robert Curtis “King Curtis” Thompson Sr., 65, of Pomfret died Jan. 7, 2013.

Born Feb. 1, 1947, in Charles County, he was the son of the late Robert Leo and the late Annie Cecilia Thompson.

He was educated in Charles County public schools and attended Pomonkey High School. After high school, he moved to New York, where he married and had two children. He returned to Charles County to attend his brothers’ funeral and decided to stay in the place he always called home. He had a passion for repairing and painting cars, which was his career of choice.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Carl and Freddie; and sister, Shirley Ann.

He is survived by his children, Tanya, Curtis Jr. and Robert Corrington Thompson; grandchildren; sisters, Sandra T. Johnson and Treasa Carter; brothers, Aaron and his wife Gloria, George and his wife Elizabeth and DeCarlo and his wife Betty; sister-in-law, Frances “Speedy” Thompson; aunts, Eleanor Smith and Bert and Josephine Thompson; friends, Ferbee Riley and Antonio Gains; special cousin, Junior “Doc” Savoy; and many other relatives.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Jan. 12 at Thornton Funeral Home, Pomonkey. Burial will take place at St. Charles Cemetery, Glymont.