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Robert Franklin Tomlinson

Thursday, June 17, 2021
Robert Franklin Tomlinson

Robert Franklin Tomlinson, 71, lived in Hamilton and passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021, in his home after a battle with cancer.

A celebration of life was held at his home on June 12.

Frank was born Feb. 11, 1950, in Houston to Douglas and Ella Mae Tomlinson.

Frank was a member of the Coast Guard and made a lifelong career with AT&T in the Temple area. He lived in Pasadena, Troy and Temple before marrying his wife Linda and moving to Hamilton.

He enjoyed visiting with friends on the patio, camping at Lake Belton and around the Texas Hill Country and spending time with his friends in Temple. He also enjoyed tinkering with vintage vehicles, gardening and driving the beaches of Port Aransas in his jeep.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Eddie Tomlinson and sisters Carol Graves and Eva Shuler.

Frank is survived by his wife Linda McMillan Tomlinson; children John Tomlinson and wife Misty, Alicia Ray and husband Mark, stepchildren Lee Ann Lee and Marc Jermstad; grandchildren Connor and Christian Tomlinson, Ella Tomlinson, Marlee, Lainey and Harper Ray; step-grandchildren Hesston and Hannah Jermstad and Lauren Lee; nieces and nephews Clint Tyler, Steven Stewart, Carlos Tomlinson, Alma Smith, Paulina Tomlinson and Monica Tomlinson; and several cousins.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.