Dr. Ronald "Ron" Allen Tompkins D.D., age 49, of Chipley, FL passed peacefully from this life on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on May 3, 1971 in Lapeer, MI to the late Larry Tompkins and Janet (Roles) Tideman.
Ron had a Degree in Religious Education from Midwestern Baptist College. He was the Lead Pastor for The Prayer Page Inc, a social media ministry dedicated to the praying and encouragement of others. God allowed Ron to start his ministry in 2014. Prior to this he spent 26 years working in children's ministry.
Along with his father, he is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Claude Roles, and his paternal grandparents, Lawrence and Evelyn Tompkins.
Survivors include his pretty lady and wife, Candace (Mathis) Tompkins, one son, Ian Tompkins, two daughters, Laura Barnes and husband Nick, Christen Mathaney and husband Josh, parents, Richard and Janet Tideman, brother, Dale Tompkins and wife Vickie, two sisters, Jennifer Tompkins, Amanda Keenum and husband Ryan, maternal grandmother Jean Roles, father-in-law, Lowell "Butch" Holley, mother-in-law- Diane Mathis, and numerous other relatives.
Ron was an inspiration to others and touched many lives. He was an amazing father, son, brother, husband, and friend. If you knew Ron, you loved him and he was a light in this world. He will be missed dearly.
Memorialization was by cremation. A Celebration of Life was held for Ron at the following locations with visitation starting at 10 AM, service at 11 AM, and food to follow: First Baptist Church in Chipley, FL on Saturday, 7/18/20, Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola, FL on Friday, 7/24/20, and Fostoria Baptist Church in Fostoria, MI on Saturday, 8/1/20.
In lieu of flowers, Ron desired to have monetary donations go to his 20-month old son, Ian, for a trust fund to be set up in his name. Donations can be made via PayPal to email@example.com
. You may also make donations to The Leukemia And Lymphoma Society
in Ron's name.
His Lord said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your Lord.' Matthew 25:23