Diandre M. Thompkins, Sr., age 39, of Erie, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at St. Vincent Health Center. He was born in Erie on August 7, 1973, the son of Shirley Thompkins of Erie and Eddie Lee Foreman of Georgia. Diandre had previously worked at Accuride. He enjoyed playing pool and darts, and spending time with his children. He was an avid Atlanta Falcons fan. Besides his parents, Diandre is lovingly survived by his children, Trenton Rung, Diandre, Jr., Sebastian, Demond and D'Andreya Thompkins; his fiancé Andrea Straub; two sisters, Heaven and Angel; stepchildren, Kayla, Breanne and Deja; one grandson, Da'Vontae; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road, on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service there at 8:30 p.m. Private interment will be held. Memorial contributions may be designated for the Family. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Erie Times-News on Dec. 21, 2012