• Linn Tompkins
  • Linn Tompkins

Linn Tompkins

Linn Tompkins died on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at his home in Waldheim, LA, at the age of 93. He was born in Boothville, LA on August 4, 1927 to Olga Schoenburger Tompkins and Linn Clingman Tompkins. Predeceased by his wife of 71 years, Lois Freeman Tompkins; son Robert David Tompkins; and grandson Kelly Christian Rahe. Survived by his sister, Olga Eileen Pepperman; daughters, Sandra Burke (Dennis), and Carol Rahe (Gary); grandchildren Layla Hakim Varvoutis (Andrew), Jessica DeJean, Robert W. Tompkins, Kyle Dean Rahe, Kevin Linn Rahe, Colin Tompkins, Kobe Tompkins, Christian Tompkins, and Kholstyn Tompkins; great-grandchildren Sadie Fruge, Layla Abdo, Nikolaos Varvoutis, Caine DeJean, and Sophia Varvoutis. Linn proudly served in the United States Navy at the end of World War II. He worked for Shell Oil Co. for 40 years at Block 35 Breton Sound. He was a 32nd degree Mason. Linn’s passion was gardening and his orchard of satsuma trees. Linn was a kind and generous person. He loved life, friends, and family. He will be sorely missed. Relatives and friends attended a wake was held on the night of Monday, October 12, 2020, followed by a morning funeral service on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W. 21st Ave., Covington, LA. Interment: Pinecrest Memorial Gardens, Covington, LA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Northshore Food Bank, www.northshorefoodbank. org. Please Share a Memory on the Tribute Wall at www. ejfieldingfh.com

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