Thomas Edward Conklin


Thomas Edward Conklin, 78, of Sneads, Florida passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at his home surrounded by family.

Thomas was born in the state of New York in 1944. He married the love of his life, Martha Frank, in 1964 and for many years, Thomas traveled the United States as a long-haul semi truck driver. Thomas and Martha eventually relocated to Jackson County, Florida in 1993 and for the last fifteen years he drove a truck for a local trucking company. Together, Thomas and Martha raised two beautiful daughters Tammy and Bonnie who were the apple of their father’s eye.

Thomas was known for his love of fishing, camping and classic cars. When Thomas wasn’t working you could often find him fishing and spending time with his family. He was known as a hardworking man and excellent truck driver.

Most important to Thomas was his family. He is survived by his precious wife of 58 years, Martha; children Tammy Sternberg and husband George, Bonnie Bischert and husband Leland; grandchildren, Dianna Rogers and husband Barrett, Victoria Leigh Morgan and husband Justin, Emma Bischert, Brittany Sternberg and Juliana Sternberg.

The Conklin Family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the nurses, doctors and staff of Covenant Hospice who cared for Thomas and for them during these last few weeks.

Memorialization will be by cremation. Services will be held on a later date and will be announced by McAlpin Funeral Home.


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