Larry W. Thompson, Sr. - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Larry W. Thompson, Sr.

August 18, 1951 - January 28, 2018

Larry W. Thompson, Sr., age 66, of Townsend, Delaware, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2018.

Born in Wilmington on August 18, 1951, he was a son of the late William and Agnes (Biddle) Thompson.  Larry worked at Johnson Controls and retired after many years of dedicated service.

If you met Larry once he left a special place in your heart.  He took great pride in his grandkids especially spending time with them.  Larry was a former member of the Middletown Fire Department and enjoyed shooting pool with his friends.  Above all, he was a beloved father and grandfather.

Larry is survived by his sons, Larry W. Thompson, Jr. of Cecilton, MD and Mark G. Thompson (Buffy) of Townsend; brother, Gary Thompson (Betty) of Townsend; sisters, Marilyn McGeoch of Middletown, Jackie Spicer (Jack) of Middletown and Ramona Vinyard of Florida; and grandchildren, Allyson, Kayla, Faith and Hope.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:30 am until 1 pm on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 1 pm.  Interment will follow in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Port Penn, DE.


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25 Condolences for Larry W. Thompson, Sr.

  • Larry you were a wonderful guy and will be missed by all and to the family of Larry I am so sorry for your loss

  • Uncle Larry you were a great man… I’m going to miss u alot

  • Larry your were a great friend sorry you so early but you will not be forgotten by many of your friends

  • Rip Larry you will never be forgotten by your friends


  • RIP. Larry you were a great friend and co worker we’ve had many good times together gone but never forgotten !

  • My condolences to the family, May the God of all comfort bring you comfort at this time 2Cor 1:3, 4

  • I Will miss u my friend

  • I’LL miss you every friday.

  • So very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers …

  • RIP Larry. Prayers towards all your family during this hard time.

  • You were a good person and a great union brother RIP Larry my friend!!!

  • Our hearts & prayers go out to the family. Larry was a great man & will be missed. Our hearts are broken.

  • My thoughts are prayers to you all!

  • Pop, you touched countless hearts. I thank you for touching mine. I love you Pop.

  • My dear sweet and funny cousin…you will be missed by many. My thoughts and prayers are with our family and your friends. Rest.

  • Uncle Larry you could always make me laugh 🙂
    You will be missed.
    Love you!

  • Jackie, Ramona, & Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I hope that you keep your good memories of Larry in your heart forever and that it can help to ease some of the sorrow for your loss.


  • It’s been many many years since I’ve talked to either Gary or Larry but I do remember how nice they treated me and always made me laugh. I am so sorry to hear about Larry. He still brings a smile to my face when I think of him. I’m sure neither Gary or Larry would have remembered me but that’s ok…….i remember them!

  • Pops, you have no idea the impact you had on me and Haileys life. You were a great friend and a wonderful person in general. We can only hope that we brought to you half of the joy that you brought to us. I will always remember our long talks. We will never forget you and we love you. Rest easy my friend. Larry and Mark, I am so, so sorry for your loss.

  • Pops talked about you all of the time. He cared a lot for you.

  • Uncle Larry you will be missed very much. You could always make me laugh. Give Mom and Pop a kiss for me, love you!!

  • Not just a co-worker. My buddy…my friend. I’ll miss seeing you every week. Always made me laugh. Love you Larry. RIP

  • I will always remember the good times we had. God Bless my union brother RIP Larry my friend !

  • Last time i seen you Pop Larry, you said “hey baby girl, i knew that was you” ! Seeing back in the gym feeling good made my whole day even after we lost. My heart is truly broken. Such a great charismatic guy with a heart of Gold. My prayers and condolences to the family.