Richard Alan Tompkins, 72, of Louisburg, died Sunday morning at his home.
Richard was born in Sodus, N.Y. He was a Navy Veteran where he served in Vietnam. He was a retired Correctional Officer with the NC Department of Corrections. He was a member of the V.F.W. and the American Legion Post 105.
Richard is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Deborah A. Tompkins; sons and daughters-in-law Charles and Joanna Tompkins of Oxford; Kevin and Adina Tompkins of Reidsville; sisters and brother-in-law Diane DeVogelaere of Canandaigua, N.Y.; Marilyn and Craig Durbin of Harriman, Tenn.; brother and sister-in-law, Charles W. and Linda Tompkins of North Rose, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents William and Jean P. Tompkins.