John R. Tomlinson

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John R. Tomlinson

September 26, 1940 - September 13, 2018

DANVILLE - John R. Tomlinson, 77, of Danville, passed away at 3:28 p.m. Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
John was born September 26, 1940, in Danville, Ill., the son of Francis and Elmeretta Drake Tomlinson.
He married Judy Hoaks on July 19, 1962, in Westville, Ill. She preceded him in death January 11, 2007.
Survivors include a son, Kevin Robert Tomlinson of Danville; two daughters, Penny (Tony) Lorusso of Virginia and Kimberly (Bryon) Duke of Mahomet; two brothers, Michael Tomlinson and Scott Tomlinson, both of Danville; three sisters, Nancy Vaglica of Danville, Katherine Coon of Danville and Christina Benstead; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a brother, Gene Tomlinson.
John enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Memorial service: 1 p.m. Saturday, September 22, at Robison Chapel in Catlin. Visitation one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
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Published on September 13, 2018
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Sep 18, 2018
I Worked With John At Bumper Works And He Was Affectionately Called "POPS"... A Gentle And Kind Man...Will Be Greatly Missed.. My Deepest Prayers And Condolences To His Family