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Mr. Robert Frank Thompkins Jr. was born in Asbury Park, New Jersey on April 21, 1960. On April 3, 2017 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, Robert transitioned peacefully to eternal rest surrounded by his family.Robert Frank Thompkins Jr. graduated from Putnam County High School in 1978. He served in the United States Army and Army National Guard in which he received an honorable discharge. Afterwards he attended Central Georgia Technical College where he received a diploma and was certified in Advance Air Conditioning Technology in 1990. Robert Jr. worked various jobs while continuing to advance in his field. Robert Jr. worked for the Georgia Department of Corrections as a maintenance engineer prior to starting his own business, 24/7 Master Maintenance, doing what he loved best.Robert , Jr. is survived by his father, Robert Frank Thompkins Sr. of Perry, Georgia; his mother, Mrs. Iona Thompkins-Sims and stepfather, Phillip Matthew Sims of Atlanta, GA.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Leevoarn Thompkins and their son Bryceston Lance Thompkins. Also cherishing his memories are his children, Antoine Thompkins of Buford, GA, Shaneka and Tynisha Thompkins of Atlanta, GA, Racio Thompkins, Jordan Dennis, Khalilah, Rodrigus and Natalia Steele all of Milledgeville, GA; grandchildren; two sisters, Elder Diane T. Williams and Darlene Harrington; two nieces, Porsha Dyanne Williams and Storm Lin-Zey Harrington; one nephew, Hosea L. Williams III, all of Atlanta, GA; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.Funeral Services will be held Saturday, April 15, 2017, 1:00 P.M. at The Plaza Arts Center Auditorium, 305 N. Madison Avenue, Eatonton, GA 31024, Rev. Dr. Jimmy Horton, Officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Eastside Eatonton City Cemetery, Eatonton, GA. Public viewing and visitation will be Saturday morning from 10:30 A.M. until 12:30 P.M. at the Plaza Arts Center.Services entrusted to Bernard's Family Funeral Care, 103 Willie Bailey Street, Eatonton, GA 31024 (706) 485-4494.
Published on April 14, 2017
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