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Kristopher "Kris" Ross Tompkins

Obituary for Kristopher "Kris" Ross Tompkins

June 15, 1993 - March 6, 2021
Newark, Delaware | Age 27


Kristopher Ross Tompkins of Newark, DE, age 27, passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Kris was born on June 15, 1993 in Augusta, GA to Daniel Joseph Tompkins and Kelly Vickers Tompkins.

Kris loved the outdoors. He loved boating, sailing, fishing and shooting. His favorite places would be anywhere there was sand, sun and water. Kris also loved the mountains, camping and campfires. He loved being around family and friends. Kris was a wonderful son, brother and friend. He was a true giver and was always willing to help others.

Kris is survived by his parents: Dan and Kelly Tompkins; sister, Jessica Froelich and her husband, Kevin; brother, Joseph Tompkins; uncles: David Vickers and his wife, Donna, Jeff Vickers, Mark Vickers and his wife, Denise and James Tompkins and his wife, Donna; aunt, Deborah Tompkins; cousins: Randy and Jeffrey Vickers, James, John and Elizabeth Tompkins; maternal grandparents, Honey & Ross Vickers; and grandmother, Lassie Jones. Kris is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, David Vickers and Ruth Falls and paternal grandparents, Daniel and Jacqueline Tompkins.

Services for Kris will be held privately and at the convenience of the family, a celebration of his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to "SPCA", "Faithful Friends" or "The Friendship House" and sent in care of R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 W. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711..

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  • SPCA
  • Faithful Friends
  • The Friendship House

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R.T. Foard & Jones, Inc.

122 W. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
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