Carl (Pete) Tomlin, 77, of West Union, Ohio formerly of Stout, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2107 at the Adams County Regional Medical Center in Seaman. He was born November 24, 1939 in Stout. He was the son of the late Dennis (Butch) Tomlin and Betty (Tripplett) Bowling, and raised by his grandparents, the late Leo and Cilvia (Poole) Tomlin. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley (Swartzel) Tomlin, three brothers and two sisters.
Pete is survived by five children: Tracy Tomlin and wife Sonya of Sardinia; Christina VanAtta and husband Tim of Union; Ruth Toll of Iowa Park, Texas; Lonnie Tomlin and wife Mechelle of Bentonville; and Sylvia Conn and husband Greg of Bentonville; one brother, Dennis Tomlin of Dayton; three sisters: Carol Willett and Pam Tomlin of Dayton, and Jean Babb of Xenia; 13 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Pete was a former employee of Copeland Corporation and General Electric. He was a bus driver for the Ohio Valley Local School District and he was a lifelong farmer. He was a1957 graduate of Manchester High School and a member of the Adams County Democrat Club.
The visitation is Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 12 until 2 pm at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union. The funeral is at 2 pm. Pastor Owen Applegate will officiate. The burial will be at Manchester Cemetery in Manchester.
Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union is serving the family.