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Donald Wayne Tomlinson

June 19, 1945 November 10, 2018
Donald  Wayne Tomlinson
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Obituary for Donald Wayne Tomlinson

Donald Wayne Tomlinson, 73, of Bedford, Kentucky passed away on November 10, 2018, in Louisville, Kentucky at the Hosparus of Louisville with his family by his side. Donnie was born on June 19, 1945, in Louisville, Kentucky. Donnie served his country in the Army from 1965 -1967. After his years in the Army, he worked as a Union Boilermaker.
Donnie was a member of the Bedford Baptist Church. He loved to fish and knew where all the fish were hiding. He caught fish with his buddies until his illness prevented him from going. Donnie’s other love was his car. Donnie was a member of the Masonic Lodge #158.
Donnie married Ida Paulette Ball Tomlinson with whom he would have celebrated his 50th wedding reunion July 2019. To this union a son, Darrin Elliott Tomlinson was born. They all made Bedford, Kentucky their home. Also, his mother, Delphine Craig Jett of Lexington, Indiana. Donnie was raised in a family of six children. His four living siblings mourn his passing, Roy Douglas Tomlinson, of Bedford, KY, Brenda Sue Lynch of Greenwood, IN, Judy Davenport and her husband Bill of Elizabethtown, KY, Pat Elaine Cooper and her husband, Reverend Darryl Cooper of Florida
Donnie was preceded in death by his father, Calvin D. Tomlinson and one sister, Nancy Carol Morgan. He also was preceded in death by his grandparents who raised him ES and Mabel Wise Craig.


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Visitation

Tuesday

13

Nov

5:00 PM 11/13/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/13/2018 8:00:00 PM
Bedford Baptist Church

1425 Hwy 42 East
Bedford , Kentucky 40006

A Masonic Service will take place on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at 7:00 PM by Donnie's lodge Milford Masonic Lodge #158.

Bedford Baptist Church
1425 Hwy 42 East Bedford 40006 Kentucky
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

14

Nov

9:00 AM 11/14/2018 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/14/2018 11:00:00 AM
Bedford Baptist Church

1425 Hwy 42 East
Bedford , Kentucky 40006

Bedford Baptist Church
1425 Hwy 42 East Bedford 40006 Kentucky
United States

Service

Wednesday

14

Nov

11:00 AM 11/14/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/14/2018 12:00:00 PM
Bedford Baptist Church

1425 Hwy 42 East
Bedford , Kentucky 40006

Reverend Darryl Cooper, Reverend Mark Payton, Brother Jack, and Dr. Tom Willkes will officiate the service. Military honors will be provided by the Army immediately following the funeral service.

Bedford Baptist Church
1425 Hwy 42 East Bedford 40006 Kentucky
United States
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