Billy Tomlinson

Billy Gene Tomlinson

Sunday, October 31st, 1937 - Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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Billy Gene Tomlinson, a long time Lorena resident went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 7, 2020. Graveside services will be at 1:00 p.m., Monday, May 11, 2020, at Lorena Cemetery with Pastor Heath Kirkwood officiating.
Billy was born October 31, 1937 in Atoka, Ok. On June 28, 1956 Billy married Myrtle Clemmons in Waco, TX. They enjoyed 64 years of marriage and had two daughters, Connie and Linda and one son, Rick.
Billy retired from Texas Farm Bureau and McLennan Community College. His passions were playing dominos, deer hunter, salt-water fishing, car racing and spending time with his family. He was a long time member of First Baptist Church Lorena.
Billy was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a great friend to many.
Preceding Billy in death were his parents Jesse and Mattie Tomlinson; brothers, Raymond Tomlinson, Ernest Tomlinson, Terry Mobbs; and sisters, Ivy Davis and Sandra Mobbs.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years Myrtle Tomlinson; brothers, Harvey Tomlinson and Larry Mobbs; sister, Linda Kay; daughters Connie Surfus and husband Dean; Linda Huntley and husband Jerry; son, Rick Tomlinson and wife Donna; granddaughter Tiffany Booher and husband Jason; grandsons Billy Donald, Eric Tomlinson and Carl Surfus II and wife Heidi; great-granddaughter, Adelyn Booher, and his special fur babies, Krissi and Angel.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Monday, May 11th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Monday, May 11th, 2020 1:00pm
    Lorena Cemetery
    LORENA, TX 76655
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Heath Kirkwood
  • Interment

    Lorena Cemetery
    LORENA, TX 76655
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Judy Kent Jones

Posted at 10:32am
Rick I am so sorry to hear of our loss of your Dad. Prayers for you and your family.

Jan and Korey Coleman

Posted at 03:47pm
We are so sorry for your loss. May our Lord wrap His arms of love around you and comfort you.
Sincerely, LaJan and Korey Coleman, Barbara Ingram

Trena Tomlinson

Posted at 11:50am
With much love, hugs and prayers.
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Debbie Oplie Bigham

Posted at 05:00pm
Myrtle, Connie, Linda, and Rick--you all are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. It has not been so long ago I saw him at Denny's with a bunch of his friends having breakfast. He was always one of those stand up guys! God Be With You All!
Debbie Oplie Bigham

David and Danelle Perry

Posted at 04:47pm
Myrtle and family, So sorry for your loss! Know that you and your family are in our thoughts during this time.
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