William B. (Bill) Tomkinson, 69, died July 27, 1998 in Provo of heart failure.

He was born September 23, 1928 in Fillmore to William D. and Mary Edith Bennett Tomkinson. He married Helen Caroline Verharren November 21, 1952 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was a member of the Utah National Guard and served with the U.S. Army in Korea.Survived by his wife, Fillmore; children, Mrs. Michael (Arlene) Butcher, Sandy; Mrs. Frank (Linda) Romney, Layton; David V. (Stephanie), West Jordan; seven grandchildren; sister, Nelda T. Paxton, West Jordan. Preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Matthew; sisters, Mildred and Millie Tomkinson; Helen Warner; brother, Dale B. Tomkinson.

At Bill's request, a graveside service will be held Friday, July 31, 1998, at 1:30 p.m. in the Fillmore City Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 12 noon until time of service at the Fillmore 4th LDS Ward Chapel located at 500 So. 300 East in Fillmore. Full graveside Military Rites will be accorded by the Fillmore Unit of the National Guard and under the direction of the Olpin Mortuary, Fillmore.

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