Anthony Gilbert “Tony” Tomlin
Was born in Kennett, Missouri on September 25, 1956
Departed this life on March 8, 2019 at the age of 62.
He was the son of the late Osby Gilbert Tomlin and Elsie Morine Parsons Tomlin
Attended schools in St. Louis and Caruthersville, Missouri
On June 19, 1988 in Decatur County, Tennessee he was united in marriage to Donna Rexanna Blankenship
Tony was employed as an Industrial Mechanic with the Cupples Rubber Company for many years.
His interests and hobbies consisted of playing the guitar, singing, fishing, drawing, telling jokes and laughing, working on his vehicles and loved having a cold beer with his friends.
Survived by –
His wife – Donna Tomlin – Caruthersville, Mo
6 sons – Josh Tomlin – Tiptonville, TN
John Tomlin – Wildersville, TN
Jeremy Gibson – Parsons, TN
Osby G. Tomlin – O’Fallon, MO
Terry McPeake – Caruthersville, MO
Mark Keeton – Caruthersville, MO
2 daughters – Janea Fowler – Tiptonville, TN and Tomera Hall of Wildersville, TN
26 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren
1 brother – Colin Huckaba – Caruthersville, MO
1 sister – Colleen Rodriquez – Eldon, MO
And a number of other relatives and many, many friends
Funeral services were held March 11 at the H.S. Smith Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kenny Lee officiating. Interment was March 12 at the Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, TN.
H.S. Smith Funeral Home in charge of services.