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Edward Lyle Tomlinson

October 7, 1938 ~ February 17, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

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Edward “Eddie” Lyle Tomlinson, 85, of Raleigh, North Carolina, passed away on February 17, 2024 at his residence.  He was born on October 7, 1938, to the late Lynnwood and Martha Tomlinson of Franklinton, North Carolina.

Eddie was preceded in death by Oza Tomlinson, his wife of 61 years.  He was also preceded in death by his brother Richard Tomlinson.

Eddie is survived by his daughter, Pam McGhee and husband Andy, grandsons Brandon McGhee and wife Courtney, Cameron McGhee and wife Lindsay, Tyler McGhee and wife Lauren and great-grandchildren, Emma, Mackenzie, Mila and Beck.  He is also survived by his sister, Kay Overby.

Eddie worked for Burlington Industries for 30 years, worked at NC State University and retired from Glaxo.  

Through the years, Eddie has made many friends due to his ability to talk to just about anyone.   In his later years, much of the conversation was centered around his great-grandchildren.  They brought him much joy and happiness!

Visitation was held at Unity Baptist Church on Friday, February 23, 2024, beginning at 1:00 pm.  A Funeral Service was held at Unity Baptist Church on Friday, February 23, 2024, at 2:00 pm. Burial followed in Flat Rock Baptist Church Cemetery in Louisburg.

Memorial contributions can be made to Unity Baptist Church, 6348 NC 96 Hwy West, Youngsville, NC  27596.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 23, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Unity Baptist Church
6348 NC-96
Youngsville, NC 27596

Funeral Service
Friday
February 23, 2024

2:00 PM
Unity Baptist Church
6348 NC-96
Youngsville, NC 27596

Burial
Friday
February 23, 2024

Flat Rock Baptist Church Cemetery

Louisburg, NC

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