Former Councilman Dies

By: Dave Benton Email
By: Dave Benton Email

Former Huntington City Councilman and mayoral candidate Charlie Thompson died this morning from heart problems.

Thompson spent four years on council. He resigned from his seat, and then returned causing controversy among some council members.

Family and friends say Thompson will be remembered for his free towing on New Year's Eve, helping drivers get home after one too many drinks.
Thompson also held an annual Christmas party for needy children. Thompson was 67 years old.

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