Farming Rural 07

William "Billy" Alexander Tomlinson, Sr.

June 20, 1940 ~ August 24, 2021 (age 81)


Lynchburg, SC

Services of Remembrance for William “Billy” Alexander Tomlinson, Sr. age 81 will be held 11:30am Thursday from the First Baptist Church of Lynchburg.  Pastor Tommy McDonald and Pastor Jim Ridenhour will officiate. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening 5:00-7:00pm at Norton Funeral Home in Bishopville.  Burial will be in the Lynchburg Presbyterian Cemetery.

Mr. Tomlinson passed away with his loving family by his side on August 24, 2021.  He was born in Lynchburg, SC the son of the late James Alfred and Grace Moore Tomlinson.  He was a lifelong member of Lynchburg Baptist Church, where he served as a former deacon, Sunday School Director and RA Director.  As a lifelong farmer, he founded Tomlinson Farms of Lynchburg, LLC.  He was also an avid coon hunter and loved to drive his mules.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 53 years, Mary Ann McCaskill Tomlinson, Lynchburg; daughter, Meredith (Jerry) Williams, Lillington, NC; son, Zan (Mary Adele) Tomlinson, Lynchburg; sister, Tommye Grace (Bob) Morris, Tucker, GA; grandchildren, Eli Tomlinson, Lee Williams, Mazie Tomlinson and John Duncan Williams. 

He was preceded in death by a brother, Jim Tomlinson and a sister, Mae Heath.

Memorials may be made to the Lynchburg Presbyterian Cemetery, C/O Watson Tolson, 104 Tolson Road, Lynchburg, SC 29080.

Norton Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Tomlinson family.

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August 25, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Norton Funeral Home of Bishopville
425 North Main Street
Bishopville, SC 29010

Funeral Service
August 26, 2021

11:30 AM
First Baptist Church of Lynchburg
375 Lynchburg Hwy
Lynchburg, SC 29080

Interment following funeral service
August 26, 2021

Lynchburg Presbyterian Church Cemetery
SC Hwy 341
S. Lynchburg, SC 29080

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