When peace, like a river, attendeth my way,
when sorrows like sea billows roll;
whatever my lot, thou hast taught me to say,
It is well, it is well with my soul.
It is well with my soul,
it is well, it is well with my soul.
In humble submission to the will of God, Christian Memorial Chapel, LLC sadly announces the passing of Mr. Robert Earl "Blue" Thompkins, age 63, of Richmond Hill, Georgia, formerly of Graceville, Florida.
Mr. Thompkins transitioned into eternal rest and peace Friday, June 21, 2019 in Richmond Hill, Georgia.
He was the son of the late, Vera Mae Huff Key and Laverne Thompkins. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Key.
He is survived by his wife: Katina Williams Thompkins; daughter: Jamira Thompkin; son: Travis, stepsons: DShua and Latavis; siblings: Patricia Dickson, Cynthia (James) Farmer and Dennis Key; nieces and nephews: Tabatha (Terry), Melvin, Perry (ShaRhonda), Javis, Derek, Adrian, Erica, Dominique, Joshua, Klya, Justin, Derris, Devin, Essence, Melissa, Dshua and Kayla; great nieces and nephews: Paris, Tybria, Tyreese, Zakia, DaeShon, Taylor, Nariah and Nevaeh; aunts and uncle: Christine Hightower, Mary Adams, Willis Lee Huff and Elder Eugene Huff (Elnora); father and mother-in-law, Michael Williams and Janette Sanders; brothers and sisters-in-law Janae Knox, Tawana Phillips, Ken (Nikki) Granger and Jordan Galindo: godchildren: Shatamela Broxton; god-brothers: Elder Harry Lawrence and Kenneth Leonard; other relatives and friends.
Although we are saddened by his passing, we rejoice in knowing that he's in a land "where he'll never grow old." Farewell, "Blue", you were tired and needed your rest. You were called forth by God, and your soul was truly blessed. We will not weep and mourn because we don't see you on this side anymore. We know that you'll be waiting to meet us on the other shore.
Please keep the Thompkins, Key families in prayer, as we reflect the gracious memories.
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