Obituary and Service Information for Woodrow Tomlinson
|Tomlinson, Woodrow |
Date: Sunday, February 28, 2021
Time: Memorial Gathering 1:00 pm
Mount Olive United Methodist Church, 13675 Mount Olive Road, DeSoto, MO
Woodrow (Woody) Tomlinson was born in Poplar Bluff on August 2,1945 son to the late Moan and Prattie M. (Huett) Tomlinson. Woodrow died on February 3, 2021 at Mercy Hospital Jefferson, at the age of 75.
He is survived by his brother Loren D (Annette) Tomlinson of DeSoto, MO, sister Linda (Tomlinson) (Mark) Freund of Rockford, IL, nephews Brian Tomlinson of DeSoto, Paul (Kelsey) Tomlinson of DeSoto, Daniel (Jillian) Tomlinson of DeSoto, James McKay of Farmington, Mark Freund Jr. of Rockford, IL, Shawn Freund of Rockford, IL; niece Ashley (Matt) Cooseman Laiben of St Louis; great nephews Warren Tomlinson, Landon Tomlinson of DeSoto, Calvin Laiben, Roland Laiben of St Louis; great nieces Summer Tomlinson, Kylie Tomlinson, Macie Tomlinson, Claire Tomlinson, and Stella Tomlinson of DeSoto, Ava Cooseman, Taylor Cooseman of St Louis.,
He is preceded in death by his loving wife Beverly (Miller) Tomlinson, brother Popeye Tomlinson, sisters Patsy (Tomlinson) Fisher and Mabel (Tomlinson) Casteel.
Woody worked at Ameristar Casino in Kansas City, MO. Where he was a Maintenance Manage, until he retired. He enjoyed repairing small engines and loved watching lawn mower races. Woody loved telling stories of all the various things that he encountered in his life. Everywhere he went, he would make a friend. He was a kind soul, with a heart of gold.
A Memorial will be held at a later date.
Services are under the care and direction of Mahn Funeral Home of DeSoto, MO.