Sgt. Gregory Thompson, 1955-2008, Eagle County sheriff’s deputy |

Sgt. Gregory Thompson, 1955-2008, Eagle County sheriff’s deputy

Eagle County, CO Colorado

Eagle County Sheriff’s Sgt. Gregory Dean Thompson, 52, passed away Saturday at Rose Medical Center in Denver, Colorado.

Gregory was born Nov. 13, 1955, at Rose Medical Center in Denver to John Thompson and Versa (Bowman) Burns. Gregory has been an area resident for 19 years, where he was a sergeant for the Eagle County Sheriffs Department.

Gregory married his wife, Helen J (Dickson) Thompson, on June 19, 1976, in Castle Rock, Colorado.

Gregory is survived by his wife; son Gregory D Thompson Jr.; daughter Heather R. Gorombol; brothers Kevin Thompson and Jerry Thompson; sister Kathy Bitterman; three grandchildren and too many nieces, nephews and friends to count.

Gregory was preceded in death by his stepfather, Lee Burns; father-in-law Charles Dickson; and brother-in-law Fred Bitterman.

A funeral service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Eagle River Center, 749 Fairgrounds Road. Dave Pearson will be officiating. Child care w ill be provided by 4H volunteers at exhibit hall from noon to 3 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to I.L.D Fund National Jewish Hospital, 1400 Jackson St., Denver, CO 80206. Checks or money orders restricted to Greg Thompson.

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