George Robert Tomberlin
1942 — 2022
MELBOURNE, FLORIDA, George Robert Tomberlin, 79, passed away Friday, March 11. He was born July 12, 1942, in Fitzgerald, Georgia to John Henry and Elva (Wright) Tomberlin. Depending on how you knew him, he was known as Robert, Tom, George, or Granddaddy. He graduated from Titusville High School in Florida and joined the Air Force. He met his wife when stationed in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Soon after he had joined the Medford, Oregon Police department, they were married on July 31, 1965. He continued his education at Southern Oregon College and then Washington State University. His career was in law enforcement as an officer and an educator, retiring in 2014 from the University of Maine...