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In Memory of

Rodney Jewel Tomlin

March 4, 1941 - August 5, 2017

Obituary


Rodney Jewel Tomlin, 76, of Lynchburg, passed away, Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Guggenheimer Nursing Home. He was the loving and devoted husband of the late Barbara Mayhew Tomlin for fifty years.
Born March 4, 1941 in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late William O'Donal and Bertha Dowdy Tomlin and was also preceded in death by a son, Perry Tomlin. Rodney retired from Limitorque Corp. after more than forty years of service.
When not by one of his grandchildren's side, he was always found helping others or cooking up a...

Rodney Jewel Tomlin, 76, of Lynchburg, passed away, Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Guggenheimer Nursing Home. He was the loving and devoted husband of the late Barbara Mayhew Tomlin for fifty years.
Born March 4, 1941 in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late William O'Donal and Bertha Dowdy Tomlin and was also preceded in death by a son, Perry Tomlin. Rodney retired from Limitorque Corp. after more than forty years of service.
When not by one of his grandchildren's side, he was always found helping others or cooking up a meal by his wife's side.
Rodney is survived by one daughter, Cathy T. Jacobs and husband, Poncho of Forest; two sons, Bruce D. Tomlin of Lynchburg and Jody D. Tomlin and wife, Tina of Richmond; four brothers, William O. Tomlin, Jr., Lewis Tomlin and wife Melodye of Machipongo, Tony Tomlin (Wanda Farmer), and Fred Tomlin and wife Gayle, both of Madison Heights; a sister, Sheila Pappas of Mechanicsville; a daughter-in-law, Robin Riggenbach of Richmond; eight grandchildren, H.D. Jacobs, Madison Jacobs, Samantha Ferguson and husband Nick, Kaitlyn F. Tomlin, Kamryn Tomlin, Kaitlyn L. Tomlin, Tiffany Benjamin and husband Dan, and Jacob Tomlin and three great-grandchildren, Kailee Vick, Tyler Vick, and Caleb Ferguson
A graveside service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Fort Hill Memorial Park with the Rev. Mike Pugh officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel and other times at the home of Cathy and Poncho, 410 Meadows Drive, Forest.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Guggenheimer for your support and care over the last few years.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Assoc., 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 306, Charlottesville, VA 22901.
To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittenfuneralhome.com.
Whitten Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Timberlake Chapel is serving the Tomlin family.