Dale Eugene Tomlinson

  • Dale Eugene Tomlinson
    Dale Eugene Tomlinson
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U.S. Veteran

    Dale Eugene Tomlinson, 76, of Virginia, died Sunday, Feb.14, 2021 at his home.
    He was born Nov. 12, 1943, in Williamsfield, the son of Leslie E. and Lila Lavern Tomlinson. He married Bonnie Booth on June 6, 1986, at Faith Baptist Church in Virginia.
    He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Tomlinson of Virginia; his daughter, Christy (husband Steve) Hogue of Pekin; a son, Dale L. Tomlinson of Pekin; five grandchildren, Chris (wife Brittney), Kayleigh, Steven, Caleb, and Alia Hogue; three great-grandchildren, Clark, Alanna, and Genevieve Hogue; and a brother, Wayne Tomlinson of Morton.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Brent Eugene Tomlinson, his sister, Fay Arline Cookson, and a brother, Roland Tomlinson.
    Dale served in the United States Navy from 1961-1964. He has lived in Virginia since 1980 and had a 30-year career with Caterpillar in Peoria.  For family attending his services, Dale requests that you wear jeans or casual clothes. In his honor, Dale asks that before the end of this year, perform a random act of kindness for someone.  
    Private family services will be held. Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements.
    Memorials have been suggested to Cass/Schuyler Area Hospice. Condolences may be left online at www.colwellmemorialhome.com or on Facebook at Colwell Memorial Home.