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Sherwin Tombleson

December 16, 1957 — February 22, 2024

Elm Grove

Sherwin Eugene Tombleson was born December 16, 1957 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Eldridge and Ethel Tombleson and passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 22, 2024.

 

Sherwin worked at Frymaster as an Industrial Engineering Tech for over 35 years before retiring in 2018. He enjoyed working there and made many life-long friendships there.

 

Sherwin was a devoted family man. He was so wise and knowledgeable. He always gave great advice.

 

If he claimed you as a friend you were a friend for life. If needed he would stop what he was doing and be there for you. He would help any way he could. He had the biggest heart and do anything he could for family and friends. Sherwin loved with all his heart and will be missed by many.

 

He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Anita Tombleson; and nephew Tommy Tombleson.  Left to cherish his memory are; his partner in crime and best friend these last 15 years, Dawn Pearson; daughter Amanda Wing and husband Jamie, Shelly Johnston, Tina Santos and husband Albert, Jeri Pearson and partner T.J. Frachiseur, Cheryl Daniel and husband Billy, and Rachel Ott and husband James. Also left to cherish his memory are his 15 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren all who he loved very much. Brother Thomas Tombleson, wife Carole and family, brother Joseph Tombleson all cherished so many great times with Sherwin.

 

A memorial service honoring the life of Sherwin Eugene Tombleson will be held 11am on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Elm Grove Baptist Church, 8180 Barksdale Blvd Bossier City, LA 71112.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude’s Children Hospital or Patriot Guard Riders.  To donate to the Patriot Guard Riders, please visit www.patriotguard.org.

 

Dad, 

You were the best Dad a girl could ever hope for. You were always there for me when I needed you no matter what. You always gave the wisest advice. You would help anyone you could. You hardly ever complained unless it was warranted. You had the biggest heart. You are greatly missed. Enjoy your ride in heaven. I love you more.  Love always and forever, Amanda.

 

Papa, 

We loved you so much. We loved when you came to hang out with us. We had some good holidays together. We remember the time you and Nana Dawn picked us up to go hang out. We came back with huge oversized stuffed Easter rabbits and bears. Mom’s face was priceless. Katelynn and Ashlynn, xoxo.

 

 

 

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