Charles Francis Thompson

Jun 14 1936
Jan 22 2023
86 Years
Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Charles Francis Thompson, 86, of Coatesville, passed away at his home on Sunday, January 22, 2023, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Barbara Elaine "Bobbie" Doubts Thompson who died in 2019. They shared 62 years of marriage together. Born in Pomeroy, PA, he was the son of the late Harold E. Thompson and Kathryn F. Esch Thompson.

Charlie was an area resident all his life and a 1954 graduate of the former Horace Scott High School in Coatesville, PA. He was employed for 44 years in various jobs, retiring from the former Lukens Steel Company in Coatesville.

Charlie was an active member of the Pomeroy United Methodist where he served as Sunday School Superintendent, Lay Leader, Chairman of Administrative Board, President of the United Methodist Men and Sunday School Teacher. He also served as Scout Master of Troop 72.

He is survived, by two children: Kevin C. Thompson, husband of Fay, of Coatesville, and Kimberly C. Baker, wife of Bruce, of Coatesville; and three grandchildren, Kathryn, Joseph, and Nicholas Thompson. He was preceded in death by five siblings; Elizabeth McLucas, Elsie Ranck, Bertha Ranck, Harold Thompson and Robert Thompson.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 27, 2023, at 11:00 AM at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St. Parkesburg, PA followed by interment at the Fairview Cemetery in Coatesville. Family and friends are also invited to attend the viewing at the funeral home from 9:30 AM to the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Faith Community United Methodist Church, 332 Chester Street P.O. Box 165 Atglen, PA 19310 or Shriners Hospital, 3551 North Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19140.

Online condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Jan 27 2023 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Wilde Funeral Home


Our condolence is extended to Kim, Bruce, Cathy and the entire family of Mr. Thompson, due to his recent passing.  He was a good neighbor and we loved and admired him. He was a Christian, godly, upright man.  His love for his family and others was evident to all who knew him.   We will be miss him.     May he rest in peace

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Kevin and Kim,

Sorry to hear about your father. He was such a great man. Always soft spoken and wise. He will be missed.

Ray Campbell

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Sorry for your loss Kevin, Fay, Kim and Bruce prayers for you all and families! 😢🙏🙏 Sorry I won’t be able to make it Friday have to work 5:30 to 2:30

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Dear Kevin, Fay and family,
My sincere sympathy to all of you. May you all be comforted by your wonderful memories of your dear Father.
Sincerely, Diane Hopton

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Kevin and Kim, so sorry to hear about your pop, he was a great man and awesome father, pop pop, husband, and a good Christian man, he will be truly missed. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

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Dear Kevin , Kim and your families.

My sympathy is with you on thr passing of your father. He was a very kind man. May he RIP 🙏.

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Kim, So sorry to hear of your Dads passing. My thoughts are with you and the family 🙏🏼♥️

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My condolences to Kim and your family.  I a m glad to have known Charles during the last year, when he joined the on-line Penn Medicine grief group.  Charles added so much of kindness and sharing of his Christian faith.  Our sharing made it better for all, and his faith in the Lord in many ways helped me dealing with my own loss.  Thank you Kim for your care and support of Charles during this time.  God bless you and your family, Ib Steinmetz

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