January 9, 1943 - July 29, 2021
Michael Louis Tomlin, 78 of Jackson, Missouri passed away Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born January 9, 1943 in Marshall, Missouri to the late Malcolm and Mildred Zimmerman Tomlin. Mike and Terri Gohn were married Sept. 16, 1978 in Jackson, Missouri. Mike graduated from Jefferson City High School in 1961 and attended Northwest Missouri State University. He was a self-employed insurance broker since 1968 and owned Tomlin Insurance Agency in Jackson. Mike also owned Trooper Sporting Clays and Hunt Club and was a member of New McKendree United Methodist Church. Mike was as a Charter member of the Jackson Elks; founding donor of the Jackson R-2 School Foundation , member of the Jackson Chamber of Commerce. He loved to work on his Whitewater River farm, fish, and quail hunt all over Cape County with his bird dogs. In his younger years, Mike was a great bowler and a private pilot. Mike was fortunate to travel with Aetna Insurance Company associates to Italy, France, Germany, Peru, Spain. Day trips in his red Corvette pleased him greatly. He enjoyed keeping up with his grandchildren’s sporting activities. Mike was very generous and always willing to help people and special charities. Survivors include his wife, Terri of Jackson; children, Suzanne (Mark) Beall of Morrison, Colorado, Michelle (Steven) Ross, of Brentwood, Missouri and Josh (Susan) Tomlin of Cape Girardeau; grandchildren, Regan, Camryn, and Kendall Beall of Morrison, Colorado, Alec Turner and Anna Ross of Brentwood, Missouri; sister-in-law, Joey Tomlin of Jefferson City, Missouri. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, John Tomlin and David Tomlin. Many thanks to the doctors and nurses who cared for him through the past four years as well as the Jackson Fire Department personnel who provided assistance. Visitation will be held Sunday, August 1, 2021 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Ford and Sons Funeral Home - Jackson. Funeral service will be Monday, August 2, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Russell Heights Cemetery. It is strongly encouraged to wear a mask. Memorial donations may be given to Jackson R-2 School Foundation, Boys and Girls Club of Jefferson City, Missouri, Old McKendree Chapel, SEMO Food Bank, or the Cape Girardeau County Historical Society.
Michael Louis Tomlin, 78 of Jackson, Missouri passed away Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born January 9, 1943 in Marshall, Missouri to the late Malcolm and Mildred Zimmerman Tomlin. Mike and... View Obituary & Service Information
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