AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. James "JD" Tompkins, Sr., entered into rest on Thursday, October 13, 2011, in University Hospital. He was predeceased by his parents, Lois Fairbanks-Tompkins and Gary Tompkins, also a son, James D. Tompkins, Jr. He retired early as an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic. His various jobs included Waynesboro's Fiamm Technologies, Evercare(s)and(s)Company, and Augusta's Lily Cup/Sweetheart. Mr. Tompkins is survived by his sons, David A. (Samantha) Tompkins, Joseph L. (Krisy) Tompkins, grandchildren, Taylor, Madison, Bethany, Beatrice, Brandon, and Cameron, a loving companion, Roberta Johnson, and a host of other relatives. The family appreciates all acts of kindness. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the University Heart and Vascular Center, Augusta. Kinsey(s)and(s)Walton Funeral Home, 3618 Peach Orchard Road. (706) 790-8858.