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Preston Earl Tomlinson

March 21, 1947 - December 13, 2020

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Preston Earl Tomlinson, 73, of Lynchburg went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 13, 2020. He was the devoted husband of Katherine “Kathy” Simmons Tomlinson for 43 years.

Preston was born March 21, 1947 in Lynchburg a son of the late Preston DuPont Tomlinson and Lois Templeton Tomlinson Knight.  Preston owned and operated Preston’s Broken Tractor Repair and was a member of Tyreeanna United Methodist Church and attended the Liberty Cowboy Church in Bedford.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son Daniel E. Tomlinson (Amy) of Powhatan, a sister Faye T. Rutledge (Ken) of Concord, and three grandsons, Jacob (Briana), Samuel, and Nathan Tomlinson. He is also survived by a special niece Brittany, and two great-nieces, Cailyn and Olivia. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister Esther T. Robertson.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 21, 2020 at Tharp Funeral Home Lynchburg.

A Celebration of Preston’s Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 21, 2020 in the chapel of Tharp Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Holdren and Rev. James Martin officiating.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the National Kidney Foundation.

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