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Tomlin, Sr., Michael

d. January 27, 2010


Michael “Mike” Tomlin, Sr. age 48 of Athens, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2010 in Springfield.

Survived by Children : Michael (Fiance Ashley Hamilton) Tomlin, Jr. of Springfield
Matthew Tomlin of Springfield
Brother : Allen (Kerry) Tomlin of Springfield
Sister- Lore Schone of Petersburg
Mother of his Children : Tracy Connell-Tomlin-Rueter
Granddaughter : Abrielle “Abbi”
Nieces : Amber and Cecily Tomlin, and Jennifer Schone
Nephew – Jason Schone
Several Aunts, Uncles, cousins and Friends

Mike was born October 29, 1961 in Springfield, the son of Fred and Judith Templeton Tomlin.

He is preceded in death by his parents.
Mike attended the Real Life Church in Springfield which he enjoyed. He graduated from Athens High School. He was an Army Veteran serving for 3 years.
Mike lived for his kids and loved playing with his granddaughter. Mike also enjoyed many different hobbies, one of which was cleaning jewelry.
Mike worked as a security officer for several years at Ramada Renaissance Hotel in Springfield and is currently employed at Bunn-o-matic through Express Personel. He was an active contributor to the Salvation Army.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4:00 until 8:00 PM at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens. Funeral services will be held there at 11:30 AM on Wednesday.

Rev. Clint Cook officiating
Burial will be at Joel Hall Cemetery in Athens
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the “Michael Tomlin, Sr. Memorial Fund”

Condolences

  1. Mike,Matthew, Allen & Lori I am so sorry for your loss.Your Dad loved you boys more than anything.I hope the joy you knew will help comfort you now. Mike will be missed you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Love, Kim Tomlin – Muir

  2. Dad i love you so much, you are a man i look up to and was a wonderful father and grand father, this world truley lost one of it greatest people. I like to think you made me into the man i am today.

  3. TO THE FAMILY OF MIKE. I WASNT SURE MIKE WAS THE SAME MIKE I HAD KNOWN AT SPRINGFIELD RENAISSANCE. BUT AFTER LOOKING AT HIS PIC, I KNOW NOW IT WAS HIM. I DIDNT KNOW HIM PERSONALLY, I KNEW HIM AS WORKING IN SECURITY. I AM SO SORRY FOR THE FAMILIES LOSS. HE WAS SUCH A NICE GUY AT WORK. MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AT THIS TIME

  4. I am so Sorry for your lost. Mike has worked for me for 1 1/2 years. He was one of my best workers! I have been here for 16 years and have not seen anyone with more work ethic then Mike. Every where I sent Mike he was liked. He was a great person and will be greatly missed!

  5. He will always be remembered as you share the stories and the memories of how he lived his life and how very much he meant, may you find comfort…And, throughout this difficult time, may you also know the deep sympathy and concern that is felt for you and all your family. I have fought the fine fight, I have run the course to the finish, I have observed the faith.-2Timothy 4:7. As for me, I will lie down that I may sleep; I shall certainly awake, for Jehovah himself keeps supporting me. -Psalms 3:5

  6. To Tomlin Jr and family, Mike Sr will truly be missed by many. He left a mark on so many people and will be missed by everyone that knew him. My heart goes out to the family and friends of Mike Tomlin Sr in this time of mourning. We should all feel so blessed as to have encountered such a great man in our life. It has been my pleasure to have known such an admirable man. My thoughts and prayers will be with the family and friends.

    Good men must die, but death can not kill their names —Proverbs

    Love, Mike Harbour

  7. To Mikes Family I am so sorry for your loss.Mike was my best friend for 5 yrs when i worked at the Ramada and I moved away and we lost touch he was such a great person with a good heart would do anything for anyone this was such a shock and i would have loved to meet his grandbaby i will miss him very much and was very blessed to have known him.

  8. To His Family, I knew Mike at the ARC in Springfield. We had talked but just a couple of weeks ago when he called me. Didn’t realize it would be the last time to do so. My friend, Nancy, saw his obituary in the paper and called me with the info. My thoughts and prayers are with you. He will be missed. JJ

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