MT. JULIET Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet for Mr. Tomlinson, 85, of Mt. Juliet.
Born Sept. 9, 1926 to the late Elbert E. "Bert" and Cumine Afford Tomlinson, he died Oct. 27, 2011 at Alive Hospice Nashville.
He was employed by DuPont in Old Hickory, for 38 years where he retired in 1985.
Visitation is set Saturday from 4 - 8 p.m., Sunday from 2- 8 p.m. and Monday, October from 10 - 11 a.m. Services will be conducted by Brother Danny Sellars. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: his wife of 63 years, Reba Tomlinson; children Genice (Willie) Siegrist of Lebanon, Elbert Earl Tomlinson of Mt. Juliet and Peggy (Fred) Trusty of Lebanon; grandchildren Robert (Melissa) Tuggle, Brad (Emily) Siegrist, David Trusty and Michael Trusty and seven great-grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by grandchild Joseph Elbert Tomlinson and also three sisters and one brother.
Pallbearers: Robert Preston Tuggle, William Bradford Siegrist, David Wayne Trusty, Michael Alan Trusty, Wayne Hamblen and Rufus Page.
The family would like to thank Alive Hospice for all of their help.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice Nashville.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet.