Michael Louis Tomlinson, age 58, of Moodyville, FL, passed away on December 12, 2021, from an illness. Mike was born on June 14, 1963, in Lake City, to Chief (Gene) Louis Tomlinson and Paulette Beasley Contois. He grew up in Lake Butler and was a 1981 graduate of Union County High School. After graduation, he worked for Doc Seay for a few years before beginning his Department of Corrections career. After 34 years, Mike retired in June of 2017, as an Assistant Warden. He attended Sampson City Church of God. When the kids were younger he taught Sunday School. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing, hunting, and being on the water. He loved spending time with his family and loved going to the Smokey Mountains where he and Lisa purchased a condo after retirement. He was preceded in death by his father, Chief (Gene); his siblings, Tony and Beverly Tomlinson; stepdad, Joe Contois; and father-in-law, Mark Moody.
Mike is survived by his wife of 31 years, Lisa Moody Tomlinson of Moodyville; his children, Lauren (Joshua) Green of Lake City and Josh Tomlinson of Moodyville; grandson, Wyatt Green and one on the way; his mother, Paulette Beasley Contois of Old Town; brother, Paul Tomlinson of Old Town; numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
A visitation with the family will be on Thursday, December 16, from 6-8:00 pm at Archer-Milton Funeral Home. Pastor Gene Bass, will be officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archer-Milton Funeral Home. 386-496-2008.