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Lawrence E. "Larry" Tompkins Jr., 80, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.
He was born on May 14, 1937 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Lawrence E. and Myrtle M. Tompkins. Larry was a retired civil servant for the United States.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Cheryl Tompkins.
Larry is survived by his wife, Juel A. Tompkins; his children, Gail Pauley (Bill), Susan Tompkins, David Tompkins, Yvonne Gonzalez (Ricky), Terry O'Neal Lawrence Jr. (Dawn); seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road, East Louisville, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with the memorial service beginning at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517; Christian Appalachian Project, 485 Ponderosa Drive, P.O. Box 1768, Paintsville, KY 41240; or the Red Bird Mission, 70 Queendale Center, Beverly, KY 40913-9607. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home.
Published on October 6, 2017
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