1/26/1947 – 8/11/2020
It is with immense sadness we announce the passing of Skip Tompkins, age 73, of Wingdale, NY, on August 11, 2020.
Skip was born on January 26, 1947 in Mt. Kisco, NY to Robert and Frances (Perri) Tompkins. He married the love of his life, Susan Figliola, on August 24, 1974 in Mahopac, NY and lived most of his life in Carmel, NY. They were the proud parents of two children, Skip’s son, Jimmy, and their daughter Stephanie.
Skip had a successful career as a local truck driver and he worked for Bertocchi Trucking in Holmes, NY. His family was the most important thing to him and he was extremely proud of all of them. Nothing brought him more pleasure than spending time with his family.
Skip was a car aficionado and especially loved classic cars. He loved anything automotive, whether it be tinkering under the hood or watching NASCAR. If you wanted to know anything about cars, Skip was the one to ask.
Skip was loved by all who were fortunate to have known him and he will be greatly missed.
Skip is survived by his beloved wife Susan and his loving children, James Tompkins of Pawling, NY and Stephanie and son in law Steven King of Wingdale, NY. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Stephanie’s children Steven and Justin, and James’s children James, Shannon, and Brian and one greatgrandchild, Logan. He was very present and active in their lives.His five siblings and their spouses, Robert and Kathy Tompkins, Joseph and Patti Tompkins, Garrett and Helen Kay Tompkins, Michael Tompkins, and Jay and Marianna Tompkins also survive him.
A visitation will be held, Monday, August 17, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Cargain Funeral Homes Inc., 10 Fowler Ave., Carmel, NY, 10512.
A Blessing to celebrate and honor Skip’s Life will be held after the visitation on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at Cargain Funeral Homes Inc., After the blessing, Skip will be brought to his final resting place, at the Raymond Hill Cemetery in Carmel, NY.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc., 10 Fowler Ave., Carmel, NY 10512 (845) 225-3672, www.cargainfuneralhomes.com