1SG Tonkin passed away November 3, 2001 in a plane crash in Waverly, Tennessee. 1SG Tonkin had 18 years in the Army, assigned to the 101st, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
1SG was 41 years old when he passed away. He left behind three sons and his wife. (Two followed their father’s Military foot step, an Air Force and a Sailor.)
Gone, but never forgotten! Always in our hearts.