ROY H. TOMLINSON
Fort Fairfield – Roy H. Tomlinson, 92, husband of Jacqueline “Jackie” (Webb) Tomlinson, passed away Saturday evening, May 5, 2018 at a Caribou nursing facility, following an extended illness. He was born January 10, 1926 in Easton, the son of Spurgeon and Alice Mae (Johnston) Tomlinson.
Roy was raised and attended school in Beaconsfield, New Brunswick and served in the United States Army during World War II, stationed in the Philippines with the 544th Brigade. Early on he worked in the carpentry and farming industries and later in the maintenance department at the A. & P. Processing Plant, later Interstate Foods, Fort Fairfield.
In addition to his parents, Roy was predeceased by two sisters, Dorothy Grant and Doris Tomlinson; one brother, Loren Tomlinson. He is survived by his wife of sixty-six years, Jackie of Fort Fairfield; two daughters, Karla Tomlinson of West Roxbury, MA, and Brenda Tomlinson of Woonsocket, NJ; two sisters, Angie Flowers of Perth-Andover, New Brunswick, Violet and her husband Dr. Manuel Elias of Hesperia, CA; many generations of nieces and nephews.
A graveside service with military honors will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Tuesday July 31, 2018 at Union Cemetery, Fort Fairfield with Rev. Kevin Kinsey officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, Fort Fairfield. Those who wish may contribute in memory of Mr. Tomlinson to the Maine Veterans Home, 163 Van Buren Road, Caribou, Maine 04736. Condolences may be expressed at www.gibersondorseyfuneralhome.com