Steven Tompkins, age 67, of
Nancy, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2016, at the
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in Nashville.
Steven was born on September
17, 1948, in Vinnie, to the late Charles Edward and Sylvia Mae
He married Jane Roy on April 6, 1968, in
Steven entered into the U.S. Army five
days after their marriage and served his country in the Vietnam
War, earning the Purple Heart for his service.
He worked construction and enjoyed
Steven loved spending time with his
He was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife,
Jane; their daughters, Amy (and Troy) Leaver, of Castalian
Springs, Tennessee, and Alisa (and Tim) Elrod, of Clinton,
Tennessee; his brothers, Thomas (and Nancy) Tompkins, of
Columbia, and David (and Sheila) Tompkins, of Somerset; his
sisters, Judith (and R.D.) Floyd, of Nancy, and Charlotte (and
Dean) Prather and Janice Watson, both of Somerset; his
mother-in-law, Vineta Roy, of Somerset; sisters-in-law, Patricia
Tompkins, of Faubush, Kay (and Jeff) Ross, of Somerset, and
Linda (and Lindell) Brock and Brenda (and Gary) Luttrell, both
of Nancy; a brother-in-law, David Roy, of Somerset; his
grandchildren, Zachary Steven, Sarah, Rachel, Savannah, Shelby,
Emma, Zane and Sawyer; and many nieces and nephews.
Steven is preceded in death by
his parents; his brother, Charles “Chuck” Tompkins; and his
father-in-law, Fred Roy.
Visitation will be on Tuesday,
February 2, 2016, after 10:00 a.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral
The funeral service will follow
the visitation in the funeral home chapel at 1:00 p.m., with
Bro. Ronnie Ford and Bro. Don Taylor officiating.
Interment will be in Mill Springs
Military Honors will be conducted by the
American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard.
Pallbearers will be Jason Scales, Noel
Whittle, James Whittle, Dennis Wilson, Gayle Roy, Jerry Minton
and Jerry Roy.
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations made to the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan, the
Lafavers Cemetery Fund or the New Pleasant Point Cemetery Fund.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.