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Phillip A. Tomerlin

Mr. Phillip A. Tomerlin age 78 of Lebanon passed away June 9, 2021.  Born in Wilson County, TN, he was the son of the late Oscar and Janie Lee Shannon Tomerlin.  He was a 1960 graduate of Lebanon High School.  He retired from Texas Boot with thirty-six years of service and worked twenty-five years with the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department.

He is survived by two sons: Greg Tomerlin, Jeff (Annette) Tomerlin; two grandchildren:  Savannah and Cody Tomerlin; sister, Shirley Malone; brother, Robert Shannon (Mary Margaret) Tomerlin; mother of his sons, Geraldine Tomerlin.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 2 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Kevin Medlin officiating.  Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery.  Active Pallbearers:  Sheriff Robert Bryan, Terry Ashe, Sgt. Cory Buhler, Officer Derick Way, Judge Barry Tatum, Larry Bowman, Lt. Barry Graves, Chris King.  Honorary Pallbearers:  Wilson County Sheriff’s Department and Lebanon Police Department.  Visitation Friday 4-8 p.m. and Saturday 12 Noon- 2 p.m.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements.


Messages for the Family

  1. The Adcock/Kirkingburg Family says:
    Condolences to your family, continued prayers .
  2. James Johnson says:
    My prayers will be with the family I always thought a lot of PT
  3. David Begarly says:
    I am so sorry to hear of PT’s passing. He was a good friend and fellow co-worker. May God be with the entire family.
  4. Bonita Brandon says:
    I thought alot of PT. He’ll be missed by many. Your family are in my prayers.
  5. Tilford Elkins says:
    I shall miss Phil. He was honest, and his word was his bond.
  6. Anita Ricketts Hodges says:
    So sorry for your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers to the family.
    • Yvonne Sanford says:
      So sorry to hear of PT ‘s passing. I thought a lot of him. Thoughts and prayers to the family.
  7. Mark and Debbie Clark says:
    So sorry for your loss. We sure thought a lot of Phillip, he was a sweet person.
  8. Phyllis Clemmons says:
    So sorry to hear that Phil passed away. He was a good man. Thinking of his family.
  9. Margaret Apple says:
    Prayers for Strength and Comfort for PT’s Family. Phil and my late ex-husband, Sgt. James Apple worked together for many, many years. He was a good friend to all that knew him.
  10. Retired Captain David Hemontolor Sr says:
    Hate to hear of his passing.We worked together for years. He will be missed. Prayers for all the family.
  11. Marion Sloan says:
    So sorry for the loss of Phillip I thought a lot of P T’s & his entire familyfamily I have known them many years. Greg, Jeff &’all are wonderful friends I love all of you. Prayers and love to all. MayPT, RIP My Friend.
  12. Deborah C Poland says:
    PT was always a bright spot in the day at the courthouse. Always a smile or a kind word. He will be missed by us all.
  13. Michael R. Jennings says:
    There are not enough nice things I can say about my friend P. T. A friend to me for as long as I have known him, there was never a time that he was not friendly and upbeat. If P. T. was having a bad day you would never know it from him. He would stop by the office on duty as a deputy sheriff, or I would see him at the Courthouse or in a County Commission Meeting, and he was always the same friendly supportive person. He will be missed and remembered by all of us and not just in the next few days. The world needs more people like P. T.
  14. Bill McClain says:
    Great man, always a pleasure to be around.
    Will definitely be missed by all that knew him. Prayers for family & friends
  15. Sue Carmack says:
    Prayers for family he was a great man worked with him at Texas boot and seen his son when working at home health
  16. Jimmy Wilmore says:
    So sorry for your loss. Prayers to the family.
  17. Annette (Seay) Johnson says:
    To the family so sorry for your loss. Phil was such a good guy I had the pleasure of working with him at Texas Boot & every time I would see him he would ask me about Randy Dowell. Rest In Peace Phil.
  18. Angela and Troy Williams says:
    Thought a lot of PT. Praying for the family.
  19. Sharron says:
    PT was such a sweet person and a good friend. So sorry to hear of his passing.
  20. Roger Gaines says:
    Sorry to hear about PT I worked with him at Texas boot for a bunch of years PT is going to be missed by a lot of people RIP old buddy