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1922 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Guy Tompkins Obituary
Guy K. Tompkins went to be with the Lord on February 11, 2013 at the age of 90. He was born September 2, 1922 to George W. and Charity Ruth Tompkins. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Ellen Ruth Tompkins; children Kevin B. Tompkins and wife Pam; Krista Tompkins Nelson; and Kim Tompkins McDivitt and husband Phil; grandchildren: Amanda, Alex, Trevor, Jared, Logan, and Megan; brother Keith Tompkins and wife Audrey and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Guy graduated from Reagan High School in 1941. He served in the United States Navy during WWII aboard the USS J. Richard Ward (DE-243). He helped to build that ship before it was commissioned while working at the Houston Ship Yard. He retired after 35 years with Rohm and Haas Chemical Company.
Visitation will be held Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm with the funeral service at 2:00 pm on Friday, February 15, 2013 at Woodlawn Funeral Home. The funeral service will be officiated by nephew, Ray Tompkins. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Garden of Memories. Pallbearers will be Phil McDivitt, Daniel Lind, Tim Tompkins, Shawn Brautigam, Phil Tompkins and Jeremy Brautigam.
Guy's sense of humor and fun loving spirit will be forever remembered and missed by all.

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Published in Houston Chronicle on Feb. 14, 2013
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