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Dr. Forrest Glenn Tompkins

October 2, 1930 September 27, 2018
Dr. Forrest Glenn Tompkins
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Obituary for Dr. Forrest Glenn Tompkins

Dr. Forrest Glenn Tompkins, age 87, passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018, at Ben Atchley State Veterans Home in Knoxville. Dr. Tompkins is a retired Colonel with the US Army, where he served with the Medical Corp. He was an OBGYN in Knoxville for many years, retiring from his private practice in 1992.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Marion Tompkins; and his brother, Robert Tompkins. Dr. Tompkins is survived by his daughters, Kathryn Prasad, Kristen Brooks, and Karen Foster; sister, Sandra Tompkins; his 6 grandchildren; and many life-long friends. Graveside service will be held 2pm on October 11, 2018, at East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery (2200 E. Gov John Sevier Hwy) with full military honors conferred by the US Army.
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2:00 PM 10/11/2018 2:00:00 PM
East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

2200 East Gov John Sevier Highway
Knoxville, Tennessee 37914

East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
2200 East Gov John Sevier Highway Knoxville 37914 Tennessee
United States

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