Obituary of Hunter S. Thompson

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Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter Stockton Thompson (born July 18, 1937 in Louisville Kentucky) was a Journalist and Author who was best known for writing the 1971 film, “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” and creating, “Gonzo Journalism.” Hunter died on February 20, 2005 and his death was because of suicide by a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He died at age 67.

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Hunter S. Thompson Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Thompson, Hunter
    • Common Name: Hunter S. Thompson
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
    • Birth Date: July 18, 1937
    • Age: 67 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Hunter Thompson
    • Occupations:

    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Wendy's Chicken Sandwich
    • Favorite Color: Magenta (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Hunter's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Hunter Stockton Thompson
    • Father: Jack Robert Thompson (September 4, 1893-July 3, 1952)
    • Mother: Virginia Ray Davison (1908-March 20, 1998)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Sondi Wright (married 1963- divorced 1980)
      • Anita Thompson (married 2003-2005, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Juan Fitzgerald Thompson
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Death Notice:

  • Date: February 20, 2005
  • Place: Woody Creek, Colorado, United States
  • Cause of Death: Suicide (gunshot)
  • Funeral Arrangements: Private funeral held on August 20, 2005
  • Interment: cremated and his ashes were fired from a cannon

Category Tags:

JournalistAuthor American Born on July 18th Born in 1937 Born in KentuckyDied in 2005Died from Suicide

Hunter's Notable Roles:

  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Gonzo Journalism

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Is Mr. Hunter Thompson still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Related Links:

Hunter S. Thompson @ Wikipedia
Hunter S. Thompson @ IMDB

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