Born 2-4-1951 -- Died 2-4-2004
Randy Wilson Tomlinson, 53, of Horseshoe Bend, was born Feb. 4, 1951, in Melbourne, Ark., the son of Norma Jean Tomlinson and the lae Ernest Don Tomlinson. He died Feb. 4, 2004, at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark.
He was married March 25, 2001, to Jody Hasselbring.
He retired as inspector for the Arkansas Highway Department after 28 years. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served in the U.S. Army. He was a past president of Horseshoe Bend Eagles Post 4241; a member of the Moose Lodge 739; and was a member of the AARP; was an avid Cardinals fan. He was a Baptist.
He is survived by his wife, Jody, of the home; his mother, Norma Jean Tomlinson of Horseshoe Bend; two sons -- Todd Nathaniel Tomlinson of Melbourne, and Michael Miller of Franklin; one daughter and son-in-law -- Gena Mechelle and Steve Curry of Tulsa, Okla.; one grandson, Connor Austin Curry of Tulsa, Okla.; one brother-in-law and sister-in-law -- Brian and Jennifer Hasselbring of Peru, Neb.; one sister-in-law and brother-in-law -- Becky and Robin Watts of Thomaston, Ga.; two nephews -- Michael Andrew and Tyler Ardell Hasselbring of Peru, Neb.; one aunt and uncle, Bill and Tommie Lou Williams of Evening Shade; three cousins -- Connie Fore of Sidney, Brent Williams of Batesville and Kelley Williams of Evening Shade, and many dear friends and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Don Tomlinson and his grandparents.
Funeral services were Feb. 7 at the Zion Hill Baptist Church at Zion, Ark., with Bro. Larry Strope and Bro. Arthur Barber officiating. Burial was in the Zion Hill Cemetery. Arrange-ments are under the direction of Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel of Horseshoe Bend.
Pallbearers were Harold Faigle, Steve Boyer, Gary Hunt, Sammie Harmon, Kelley Williams and Brent Williams.