Mr. Tomlinson, age 90, of Lebanon, died April 26, 2018.
Born in Wilson County, he was the son of the late Elijah and Dinah Driver Tomlinson.
He was a faithful member of Immanuel Baptist Church. He retired from Ford Glass Plant with 30 ½ years of service and was a lifelong farmer.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Judy Dollard; brother, Raymond Tomlinson; and sister, Barbara Davis.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Davene Dedman Tomlinson; three children, Robert Earl Tomlinson, Jan (Larry) Bay, Dr. Tracy Tomlinson; three stepchildren, Debbie (Kevin) Benson, Becky (Bob) Hessinger, David (Sandy) Johnson; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Bill Davis; and son-in-law, Robert “Skip” Dollard.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, ligonbobo.com.
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