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.