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Lawrence E. Tompkins Jr.

Lawrence E. (Larry) Tompkins Jr., 80, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017.
Born May 14, 1937, in New Orleans, he was the son of the late Lawrence E. and Myrtle M. Tompkins.
He was a retired civil servant for the United States.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Cheryl Tompkins.
Survivors include his wife, Juel A. Tompkins; five children, Gail Pauley (Bill), Susan Tompkins, David Tompkins, Yvonne Gonzalez (Ricky) and Terry O’Neal Lawrence Jr. (Dawn); seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road, East Louisville.
Memorial service: Saturday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the 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.

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