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James Russell "Tinker" Tomlinson

December 9, 1950 July 10, 2018
James Russell "Tinker" Tomlinson
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Obituary for James Russell "Tinker" Tomlinson

Mr. James Russell “Tinker” Tomlinson, 67, of Beech Island, formerly of Walterboro, entered into rest Tuesday morning, July 10, 2018, at his brother’s residence in Aragon, Georgia.

Born December 9, 1950, in Tampa, Florida, he was one of fifteen children born to the late James Earl Tomlinson and the late Alpha Mae Burns Tomlinson. James worked all of his life in construction and was well known for his love of woodworking and fishing.

Surviving are: a son, Billy Russell Tomlinson of Beech Island and two grandchildren, Katelynn Tomlinson and Megan Tomlinson. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Tracy Lynn Tomlinson; and a son James Daniel Tomlinson.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:30am Saturday morning, July 14, 2018, from The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Chapel, Walterboro with Pastor Otis Boren and The Reverend Tony Bradwell officiating.

The family will receive friends during a time of visitation prior to the funeral ceremony beginning at 10 o’clock that morning at the Brice W. Herndon And Sons Funeral Homes And Crematory, Walterboro Chapel, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408. Visit the registry online at:

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.

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