Stanley Morgan Tomlinson
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Stanley Morgan Tomlinson,85, of Little Rock, died August 5, 2021.
He was the son of Wilson K. and Mima J. Tomlinson (nee Burns), was born November 17, 1935 in Independence County, Arkansas and raised in Bragg City, Missouri. As a youth he was an avid baseball player, playing shortstop for the Bragg City High School baseball team that finished second in the state his junior and senior year.
In 1955 he joined the United States Air Force - rising to the rank of Master Sergeant with over 22 years of loyal and faithful service. For his actions in the Vietnam Conflict, he was awarded the Bronze Star for actions "above and beyond the call of duty."
In 1958 he met Rosa McMunn in Little Rock, Arkansas. They were married November 17, 1958 in Little Rock, Arkansas. The love of his life, she preceded him in death January 27, 1998 after 39 years of a happy a joyous marriage of 39 years. Their union was blessed with two children - Michael and Diana.
Following his retirement from the Air Force he was employed for 18 years with the Arkansas Employment Agency. For six years he served as Lay Pastor for Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Following the loss of his beloved wife Rosa, he entered political life where he served as an alderman for 6 years in the city of Gosnell, Arkansas. He departed this life on August 5, 2021 in Little Rock, Arkansas after a brief illness.
He is survived by his son Michael Tomlinson of Jacksonville, North Carolina, daughter Diana Morrison of Little Rock, Arkansas, daughter-in-law Rhonda Tomlinson, son-in-law Larry Morrison and two fine grandsons, Chris Morrison of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and Jacob Morrison of Little Rock, Arkansas. "Service Before Self!"
A graveside service will be held 11:30 A.M., Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at Little Rock National Cemetery, 2523 Springer Boulevard, Little Rock, AR, 72206.
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