Saturday, 26 March 2022 08:49

Douglas McArthur Tomlin

Douglas McArthur Tomlin, age 79, of McKenney, VA, passed away Friday, March 25, 2022.
Born and raised in Hopewell, VA, he was the son of the late Nettie Pearl and Jesse St. James Tomlin. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Laurie Cline; six brothers, J.C., Bubba, Carl, Rennie, Oscar, and Stan; and his former wife, Judy, mother of Mark. Mr. Tomlin loved and played football, as well as baseball and basketball. He was an avid NASCAR fan and had an extensive collection of memorabilia. He and Pat enjoyed line dancing together and were members of several clubs that would perform at area convalescent centers and hospitals. He loved to listen to his wife and friends karaoke. He retired after a career with the IRS. Mr. Tomlin is survived by his wife, Patricia Jones Tomlin; son, Mark Tomlin (Cindy); stepdaughter, Kathy Christian (Jeff); grandchildren, Brandon Gibbs (Shannon), Amanda Perry (Tim), Melissa Aboulhosn (Jamil), Austin Cline, Steven Cline, Tori Davis (Michael), and Devan Farrish; great-grandchildren, Aaron, Charleigh, Addie, Cooper, JudyMae, Saveena, Chandler, Ember, Gracelynn and Zachary. He is also survived by a devoted brother-in-law, Larry Hipps, a number of nieces and nephews; his close childhood friend, Richard Nesbitt (Isabelle) who was also his golf buddy, and his friend, Ben Owens (Paige). Everyone that knew Doug loved him. A celebration of life will be held Friday, June 10, 2022 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Dinwiddie Moose Lodge, 7212 Boydton Plank Rd, N. Dinwiddie, VA 23803. Arrangements are by Williams Funeral Home & Crematory of Lawrenceville, VA. Condolences may be expressed at
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  • Comment Link Timothy Elmore Tuesday, 29 March 2022 10:34 posted by Timothy Elmore

    Pat we are sorry to read of Doug's passing our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Comment Link Larry Minter Sunday, 27 March 2022 13:15 posted by Larry Minter

    I grew up with Doug in Hopewell and went through school with he and Stanley. Played golf with him and always enjoyed his company. He will be missed. Nice man.

  • Comment Link Carol H.Archer Saturday, 26 March 2022 20:35 posted by Carol H.Archer

    I'm so sorry Pat. My prayers are with you and your family.

  • Comment Link Billy Shortt Saturday, 26 March 2022 18:22 posted by Billy Shortt

    Pat I'm so sorry for your loss Doug was a good man always enjoyed talking with him ! My prayers are with you and all his family through these difficult times. Doug will never be far away everytime you think of him he will be right there in your heart ! Amen? !

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