Wayne Reece Tompkins of Camden-Wyoming, Delaware passed away on November 4, 2019 at Kent General Hospital. Wayne was born, August 5, 1957, in Wilmington Delaware, to the late, Thomas & Freda (Reece) Tompkins.
Wayne’s early career was in the masonry business and later at Delmarva Cleaning. He loved working outdoors around the house, visiting St. Lucia, building model cars, listening to all kinds of music and spending time with family.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Susan; adoptive son Eddie Edmonds, of St. Lucia; siblings, Sheila Tharp, Judy Lester, Joe Tompkins, Paula Bollman (Jon) & Paul Tompkins; his wife’s siblings, Diana Walker (Gary), Kathleen DiSalvo (Tim), Eugene “Junior” Robinson (Brenda), Betty Testerman (Matt), Penny Kimball (Wade), Michael Robinson & Becky Clairmont (Mike); nieces and nephews; extended family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, William “Bunkie” Tompkins, June Biddle and Margaret Needles.
A viewing will be held on Monday, November 11, 2019 from 6-8 pm & Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 10 am until the funeral service at 11 am at Pippin Funeral Home, 119 W. Camden-Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, DE. Burial will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Sandtown.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the funeral home to assist with expenses.
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