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Sunday, February 26 2023
Robert Edwin Tomlinson

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Robert Edwin “Bay” Tomlinson, 97, of Victoria, Va. went to be with the Lord on February 26, 2023. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Betty A. Tomlinson; his daughter, Darlene S. Richardson (Steve) and grandson, Chris Richardson (Kathleen) all of Victoria. Bay was a Purple Heart recipient and proud of his three bronze stars and one silver star he earned serving our country during WW II in the U.S. Army. He was the last living charter member of VFW Post 9954. Bay enjoyed hunting, gardening, yardwork and Bojangles. He was a loving and devoted husband and father and member of Victoria Baptist Church. The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at the Lakeview Cemetery in Victoria from 1:30 PM until start of services at 2PM. In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to The Wounded Warrior Project at  or to the charity of your choice. Staples Funeral Home, Victoria, in charge of arrangements.

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