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Lanny Dwaine Tomlin

March 19, 1966 — September 23, 2023

Rowlett

 

Lanny Dwaine Tomlin

March 19, 1966 – September 23, 2023

 

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you. You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.

-          Jeremiah 29: 11-13

 

Lanny Dwaine Tomlin of Rowlett, Texas, went into the arms of Jesus, his Lord and Savior, September 23, 2023, at the age of 57. He was born on March 19, 1966 in Dallas, Texas to his loving parents, Linda Darlene Tomlin and Larry Dwaine Tomlin. Lanny was the oldest of three children, grew up in Garland, Texas amongst many family members and friends.

 

Lanny graduated from Garland High School, in Garland, Texas.  He worked for ViaSource and GE/Sylvania as a telecommunications technician, as a contractor for AT&T.  He was a skilled carpenter and a caretaker for his mother for the last seven and a half years.  Lanny loved hunting and fishing, anywhere on the water anything on the water.  He loved his family tremendously with all his heart and soul and he especially loved his puppy, Diggs.

 

Lanny was a strong Christian man and loved and knew his Lord. He loved his parents, sisters and had such great love for his many family members and friends.

 

Mother: Linda Tomlin of Rowlett, Texas

Father: Larry Dwaine Tomlin of Frankston, Texas

Sisters: Lisa Cox of Wylie, Texas; and Lori Burks, and husband, Steve Burks, of Forney, Texas

Step-Brothers: Mark Aston, wife, Susan Aston, of Rockwall, Texas; and Greg Aston, of Dallas, Texas

Nieces and Nephews: Evan Cox, of Wylie, Texas; Josh Askew and Chelsie Reber, of Forney, Texas, and Great-Nephew Nathan Reber of Forney, Texas; Brooke Aston, Peyton Aston, and Brady Aston, of Rockwall, Texas; and Connor Brent of Charlotte, North Carolina.

 

Pallbearers:

Mark Hill, Terry Cummings, Mark Collendrina, Charlie Collendrina, Craig Collendrina, Trevor Newman, Justin Gracy and Ricky Gracy, Jr.

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Visitation

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Charles W. Smith and Sons Funeral Home - Lavon

2343 Lake Rd, Lavon, TX 75166

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Celebration of Life

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Charles W. Smith and Sons Funeral Home - Lavon

2343 Lake Rd, Lavon, TX 75166

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