Mr. Roger “Ret” Everett Tomlinson, of Acworth, Georgia passed away early Friday morning, February 19th, 2021 at Kennestone Hospital after a brief illness. He was 78.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 4:00 pm, Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 at Poole Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Baker officiating. Visitation will be held from 2:00 pm until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to PKD Foundation at www.pkdcure.org/ or the American Heart Association at www.heart.org. A private gathering of family only immediately following the service will be held at the home of Chris & Shannon Tomlinson, 5206 Bowsprit Point, Acworth, Georgia 30101.
Mr. Tomlinson was born September 28th, 1942 in Lynchburg, South Carolina to the late Cleo and Ruby Stewart Tomlinson. Mr. Tomlinson graduated from East Carolina University with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He worked for more than 50 years in the financial departments of Citi Group, General Electric, and Chrysler Financial. Mr. Tomlinson was a lifelong sports fan of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and devoted husband of 55 years.
Survivors include his wife, Elvera Tomlinson; two sons, Christopher Tomlinson (Shannon), Roger Chadwick Tomlinson (Sonya); grandchildren, Cody Tomlinson (Tiffany), Tarra Tomlinson, Chase Tomlinson, Brice Tomlinson, and Amber McCoy (Johnny); great granddaughter, Wylie Ann Tomlinson; three brothers, James Tomlinson (Diane), Von Tomlinson (Sandy), and Leon Tomlinson; several nieces and nephews.
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