Richard Tomlin

Obituary of Richard Tomlin

Manchester, TN – Mr. Richard Keith Tomlin, age 56, of Manchester, TN, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Tomlin was born in Fayetteville, TN, to his parents Jack McKinley Tomlin and Annie Lou Frame Tomlin. He was a full time Army National Guardsman, ranking as Sergeant First Class, where he served in Iraq for 1 year. Mr. Tomlin worked at Bridgestone for 28 years before retiring from there. He loved playing golf with his two sons, watching The Andy Griffith Show, chicken farming and loved doing yardwork trying to make his lawn look the best. In earlier years, Mr. Tomlin volunteered his time as a coach to ball leagues, which included coaching his two sons. He had a huge heart, was a humble person, and loved his family dearly. Mr. Tomlin was preceded in death by his grandparents, Leonard and Louise Tomlin and Rufus and Mary Jane Frame. In addition to his parents, Mr. Tomlin is survived by his wife of 30 years, Rebecca Tomlin; two sons, Benjamin Tomlin and Matt (Olivia) Tomlin; two brothers, Darrell Tomlin and John (Melissa) Tomlin; half-brothers, Randy and Doug Neely; sisters, Jackie (Bill) Nelms and Melody Brown; grandchildren, Ibi Ezell and Ella Grace Tomlin; several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends on Saturday, October 10, 2020, from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Central Funeral Home in Manchester, TN. Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, October 11, 2020, at 2:00pm in the chapel of Central Funeral Home in Manchester. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Saturday
10
October

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 10, 2020
Central Funeral Home, LLC
2812 Hillsboro Highway
Manchester, Tennessee, United States
(931) 723-7774
Sunday
11
October

Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, October 11, 2020
Central Funeral Home, LLC
2812 Hillsboro Highway
Manchester, Tennessee, United States
(931) 723-7774
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