He was a retired farmer and later drove the van for Taylor Regional Hospital cancer patients for fifteen years.
He served his country honorably in the United States Navy.
He united in marriage to Margaret Kearnes December 23, 1951.
Besides his wife, Margaret Tomes of Campbellsville, he is survived by one son, Barry Tomes of Campbellsville; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by son, Bobby Joe Tomes in infancy.
VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at
Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. Wesley Paul
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
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