James Wendell Tumlin
James Wendell Tumlin
  • July 24, 1936 - February 7, 2017
  • Acworth, Georgia

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Mr. James Wendell Tumlin, age 80, of Acworth, GA., passed away, Tuesday, February 7, 2017 surrounded by his family. Mr. Tumlin was born on July 24, 1936 in Acworth, a son of the late James Herman Thomas Tumlin and Maggie Orr Tumlin.
Mr. Tumlin was a life-long resident of Acworth, GA. He was a devoted member of Crossroads Baptist Church for many years. His career was spent purchasing and selling antiques for his antique shop. In his spare time, he found great joy being outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. Though his work and hobbies brought him great satisfaction, it never compared to the joy he found being a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Wendell will certainly be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Along with his parents, Mr. Tumlin is preceded in death by his former spouse, Mrs. Sibyl Tumlin.
Mr. Tumlin is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Casey Tumlin; two children, Mike Tumlin, wife Denise and Diana Gobbi, husband Mike, both of Acworth; one sister, Jewel McMichen, husband, Lealon of Dallas, GA; four grandchildren, Seth (Katie) Gobbi, Scott Gobbi, Josh (Erin) Tumlin, and Ashley Tumlin; two great-grandchildren, Aiden Tumlin and William Gobbi; and several extended family members and friends.
A memorial service to honor the life of Mr. James Wendell Tumlin, will be held at four o'clock in the afternoon on Sunday, February 12, 2017 in the Chapel of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Cox officiating.
A visitation with the family will take place from two o'clock in the afternoon until the time of service on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the funeral home.
Please visit www.winkehoferpineridgefuneralhome.com to share memories and leave condolences with the family.
Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home has charge of arrangements for Mr. James Wendell Tumlin.