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Kevin Tomlinson

August 3, 1960 ~ January 5, 2022 (age 61)

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Obituary

Louis "Kevin" Tomlinson, 61, of Folkston, GA transitioned to his heavenly home on January 5, 2022 after an extended illness. He was surrounded by his family. He was born August 3, 1960 in Valdosta, GA but was raised in Folkston GA. Kevin had a wonderful career in law enforcement, EMS, and Fire Service. He worked with Kingsland PD, Charlton County Sheriff's Department, Folkston PD, Patterson PD, Charlton EMS, Charlton Memorial Hospital ,Charlton County Volunteer Fire Department, Kingsland Fire Rescue Department,K-9 officer Centreville, MD, Brantley County EMS, Pierce County EMS, private services (Liberty ,Okefenokee ,Heartland ,Excelsior...) and as a civilian contractor EMS work in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kuwait. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kay and Frank Ratliff and his maternal grandparents, Isbon B. and Alice Fender Tomlinson. He is survived by his wife of 22 + years: Lisa Hodge Tomlinson; his children: Erica Tomlinson-Griffin, John Paul Bullard (Kelly), Gregory Merrill (Christina), and James D. Bullard (Cherie) grandchildren: Everleigh Grace-Ann Griffin, Eva Bullard, Macy Bullard, Brianna Bullard and JD Bullard; brother and sister-in-law: Garrett and Cindy Ratliff. The family will receive friends Sunday, January 9 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home from 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held Monday, January 10 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home Chapel with Ray McMillan and Joel Meyer officiating. Burial will follow in Pineview Cemetery. Pallbearers: John Paul Bullard, Alex Ratliff, Sheriff Robert Phillips, Brian Huling, Dallas Huling, Chief Wesley Green, Perry Green, Ken Taylor, Steve Drury In lieu of flowers please send donations to Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home or Lisa Tomlinson to help with funeral services. Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, 526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, Georgia 31537.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
January 9, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home
526 Oakwood St
Folkston, GA 31537

Funeral Service
Monday
January 10, 2022

1:00 PM
Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home
526 Oakwood St
Folkston, GA 31537

Committal
Monday
January 10, 2022

2:00 PM
Pineview Cemetery, Folkston, Georgia

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