A Time to be Born: Willie Terry Thompson, Sr. was born on November 16, 1943 in Bacton Georgia to his parents the late Hattie P. Thompson and Robert Lee Thompson Sr. A Time to Love: Willie married Gloria (Jolley) Thompson on April 21, 1963. From this union they were blessed with seven children. A Time to Live: Willie began his early education in the Mitchell County, GA school system; after moving to Secretary, MD in 1946 he was enrolled in Maces Lane High School and was a member of the Graduating Class of 1962. Mr. Thompson was a member of the National Church of God in East New Market along with his wife. He held several positions in the church over the years serving a member of the Victorious Gospel Singers and he also enjoyed playing the guitar, Sunday School Teacher, President of the Usher Board, Sunday School Superintendent, Trustee and he performed various maintenance duties around the church as needed. A couple of his favorite scriptures were Psalms 34:1 and Psalms 91:1. One of his favorite songs that you would find him singing was "In the Morning When I Rise."\n \n His work experience started at Parkers International in Hurlock as a mechanic for 17 years. In 1981 he was hired at Robert M. Harper & Sons in Preston as a HVAC technician and was currently working for Griffith Energy Services (formerly known as McMahon Oil) at the time of his death. A Time to Mourn: Willie passed away suddenly on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 in a fatal car accident at the age of 68. Those who shared his life and will miss him dearly are his faithful wife of 48 years Gloria Thompson; sons Corinthian (Tyrine) Thompson and Deanglo (Melissa) Linthicum of Hurlock, Timothy Thompson of East New Market, Willie Thompson, Jr. and Bradford Thompson of Baltimore, Derrick (Tonya) Thompson and one daughter Patrice Thompson of Cambridge; 23 grandchildren; his siblings, Brannie Pearl Greene of Orlando, FL; Bishop Robert Lee Thompson, Jr. of St. Michaels, Agnes Allen and Helen Toby Freeman of Easton, Hattie Boston of Union Springs, AL and Eddie Thompson of Quantico, MD; one uncle Dempsey (Vera) Thompson of Chicago, IL and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.\n \n He was preceded in death by his parents Mr. & Mrs. Robert Lee Thompson, Sr., a brother Ruben Thompson, a daughter-in-law Jennifer A. Thompson and a sister in-A�law, Pastor Georgene 0. Thompson.\n \n Services will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011 3pm at Bethel AME Church 623 Pine St Cambridge, MD. There is no public viewing. Interment in Federal Hill Cemetery Federalsburg, MD Sunday Dec. 4 2011 at 10am.