Wallace Thompson, son of the late Francis H. and Agnes Pinder-Thompson was born October 30, 1935 in Cambridge, Maryland. He departed this life on Monday, March 16, 2015 at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Wallace attended public schools in Dorchester County. He was a graduate of Maces Lane High School Class of 1954. His class mates called him “Cornbread”. He enlisted in the United States Navy and retired from the Navy in 1985. He also, worked at Chesapeake Bay Industries, Inc., Easton, MD for 24 years.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Wallace was a member of Waugh Chapel United Methodist Church, Cambridge, Maryland. While at Waugh he sang with the Men’s Choir, member of the United Methodist Men, Tech Team and Soup Ministry. He was a faithful member of Waugh Chapel, always available to help when anyone called. He was also a devoted member of the Men At Work For Christ (MAWFC) organization.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n On November 30, 1985, he married Mary Frances Thompson. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n In his earlier years, Wallace enjoyed fishing, riding his boat, family gatherings and was always taking pictures or video taping. He will be missed and will forever be in our hearts.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sister, Lillian Thompson, Agnes Thompson, two brothers, Francis Thompson, Norvel “Burt” Thompson Sr. and a niece, Wiona Thompson-Young.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Wallace is survived by his wife, Mary Frances; two daughters, Patricia (Donald) Banks Sr. (Secretary, MD) and Bertha Wongus (Vincent), Preston, MD; a son, George (Edwina) Thompson Jr. (Denton, MD); two grandchildren, Ashley (Lee) Stowers Jr. (Easton, MD) and Sydney Dorsey (Preston, MD); one great grandson, Xavier Stowers (Easton, MD), whom he called “Dude”; adopted son and daughter, Frederick and Connie Elliott (Cambridge, MD); one brother, Nathan (Mary G.) Thompson, Cambridge, MD; two sisters in-law, Normalee Thompson (Cambridge, MD) and Mildred Jones (Linkwood, MD); one brother in-law, Robert Jones (East New Market, MD); a special friend, Kenneth Travis and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Interment will take pace Monday, March 23rd at 10:00 am in Maryland Veterans Cemetery near Hurlock.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Waugh Chapel United Methodist Church.