Joseph “Joe” Tomblin, 55 of Mt. Gay, WV passed away January 16, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital at Huntington, WV following a long battle with heart disease.
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He was born March 8, 1963 to the late Arkie and Nellie Johnson Tomblin of Mt. Gay, WV. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by: 3 brothers, Johnny, Mark, and James Tomblin.
Survivors include: his loving wife, Shirley Browning Tomblin; sons, Justin Tomblin of Charleston, WV and Ozlen Perry at home; daughter, Shylah (Jordon) Clark Maynard of Cow Creek, WV; 3 sisters, Delana (Derrick “Dee”) Woody of Logan, WV; Drema (Donald) Sargent of Vurdenville, WV, and Patty (Herbert) Edwards of Vermillion, OH; 3 brothers, Arkie Lee Tomblin of Mt. Gay, WV, Timmy Tomblin of Mt. Gay, WV, and Columbus “Bo” ( Linda) Tomblin of Elyria, OH; 3 step-daughters, Monica (Chet) Nichols of Sarah Ann, WV, Hollie (David) Lukacs of Mt. Gay, WV, and Toni “Rosie” (Patrick) Dingess of Whitman, WV; granddaughter, Mia Maynard of Cow Creek, WV; step-granddaughter, Keilee Childers of Mt. Gay, WV; 4 step-grandsons, Russell (Shayla) Bradford of Crooked Creek, WV, Chad (Savanna) Bradford of Verdunville, WV, Ryan (Miranda) Davis of Crawley Creek, WV, and Adam Lukacs of Mt. Gay, WV; 3 step great-granddaughters, Braylee and Julia Bradford of Crooked Creek, WV, and Eden Bradford of Verdunville, WV; 1 step great-grandson, Kayne Stapleton of Crawley Creek, WV; a very special niece, Amanda (Eugene) Mullins of Whitman, WV. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, and friends, and a very special nephew, Tony “Buster” Blair.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Monday January 21, 2019 at Akers-James Funeral Home with Rev. Carson Fannin officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Sunday January 20, 2019 also at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.jamesfh.com
Akers-James Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.