11 a.m., Thursday, January 19, 2017, at
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home.
Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
Robert Lee "Bob" Tumbleson Sr.,73, of Lincoln,
formerly of California, passed away January 6, 2017,
at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial
services will be held at 11 a.m. January 19, 2017,
at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Burial will
be at a later date in California, with his wife.
Bob was born May 3, 1943, in Port Smith, Ohio, the
son of Sherril and Anna (Renz) Tumbleson. He married
Eva Mitchell on January 26, 1962. She preceded him
in death on June 3, 2005.
Mr. Tumbleson proudly served his country in the
United States Marine Corp. He retired as a Master
Gunnery Sergeant after 20 years of service. Bob
enjoyed bowling and pool. The family wishes to
extend a special thank you to his Logan Lanes family
and friends for making him feel at home for the last
Survivors include: his children Robert Lee Tumbleson Jr. (Leanne) of Mantorville,
MN.; Damon Tumbleson (Elizabeth "Beth) of Decatur, AL; Beckie Taylor (Shawn) of
Lincoln, and Christy McCafferty (Rick) of Highland, CA.; grandchildren: Amanda,
Troy, Melissa, Jill, Steven, Tawnie, Ashley, Carissa, and Kyle;
great-grandchildren Carmine and Lynnox; and brother Jim Tumbleson (Roberta) of
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
Memorial donations may be made to United Way of Logan County and will be
accepted at the funeral home.
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