THOMPSON, J.D. died of heart failure on December 14, 2004. Born in Derby Connecticut, May 23, 1928, he was the beloved husband for fifty years to Cleora Barnes Thompson; devoted father of Downs, Susan, Katharine, Jon and Mary and loving grandfather of 13. He is survived by a brother, David and a sister, Marion Kozey. Visiting hours for the family will be from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM Tuesday, December 21, at Witzke's Funeral Home, 4112 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City. A service will be held at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City on December 22, 2004, at 11 AM. A burial with full military honors will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on January 19, 2005 at 2:30 PM.