Landscapes 08

John Jay Tompkins

August 30, 1932 ~ October 8, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

John Jay Tompkins Obituary

John J. Tompkins, 91 of Zanesville, passed away peacefully on October 8, 2023 at his sons’ residence.  John was born in Coshocton, Ohio on August 30, 1932.  He is the son of Harry Roger and Margaret E.  (Mencer) Tompkins.

John retired in 1992 after working for over 32 years at a Freight Agent for Conrail Railroad Company.  John was a previous member of the Pleasant Grove Grange and the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.

John is survived by his two sons, Tom Tompkins and Paul Tompkins; his grandchildren, Tyler and Ryan Tompkins; and his nephews, Dan (LaTrelle) Ellis and Don Ellis.

In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by his wife, Helen Tompkins, who passed away May 8, 2019; his sister-in-law, Helen Ellis

Please make memorial contributions in John’s name to Genesis Hospice, Morrison House, 715 Forest Avenue, Zanesville, Ohio.

Visitations will be 12 to 1 pm on Friday, October 13, 2023 at the Farus Funeral Home of Duncan Falls.  Funeral Service will be held at 1 pm with Pastor Jeff Belt officiating.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John Jay Tompkins, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know John Jay Tompkins?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor John Jay's memory.


October 13, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Farus Funeral Home of Duncan Falls
383 Main Street
Duncan Falls, OH 43734

Funeral Service
October 13, 2023

1:00 PM
Farus Funeral Home of Duncan Falls
383 Main Street
Duncan Falls, OH 43734


© 2023 Farus Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility