HILLIARD: Eldred Eugene Tumblin age 88 of Hilliard, formerly of Lancaster, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2013. He was a U.S. Army
Veteran of WWII
, serving with the 965th Infantry Supply Battalion, having served in: Britain, France, Belgium, and Germany. Eugene was a retired meat cutter for Kroger's, former member of Mills Memorial United Methodist Church, Lancaster and the American Legion Post #4011. Eugene is a current member of Hilliard United Methodist Church.
Survived by his children: Steve (Amy), Tumblin, Judy (Dan) Bonaventura, Rev. Bruce (Kim) Tumblin, Rev. Tom (Yvonne) Tumblin, and Sharon Tumblin, several grand and great grandchildren, sisters: June Byers, Joan Holdsworth, brother: Robert Tumblin, and many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by; his wife Wilma "Williams" Tumblin, parents, Albert and Lettie Tumblin, Sisters Alverna Wheeler and Virginia Zikis and brothers Herman and Harold Tumblin
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the Hilliard United Methodist Church, (corner of Main St. and Scioto Darby Road), with Rev. David Ziegler officiating. Burial will follow at Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Ohio. Friends may call two hours prior to services at the church on Saturday.
The family suggests in lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Hilliard United Methodist Church, 5445 Scioto Darby Road, Hilliard, OH 43026.
Arrangements by Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home, Lancaster.