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Saturday February 19th, 2022
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Earl Tumblin

James Earl Tumblin


Gray Court, SC


James Earl Tumblin, age 75, of the Hickory Tavern Community, and husband of the late Vickie Brown Tumblin, passed away on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at Langston Place in Clinton, SC.  


Earl was born in Hickory Tavern and was a son of the late Grover Hampton Tumblin, Sr. and Necy Pearl Brown Tumblin. He retired with 40+ years from Asten Press in Clinton, he enjoyed fishing and gardening and was a member of Henderson Baptist Church in Hickory Tavern. 


He is survived by a son, Jamie Tumblin and his wife Tracie of Hickory Tavern; a brother, Grover Tumblin, Jr. (Sandra) of Laurens; a sister, Judy Stevenson of Hickory Tavern; grandchildren, Natalie Patterson (Christopher), Taylor Shipman and Tamra Haney; and great-grandchildren, Pressley and Lakelyn. 


The funeral service is planned for Saturday, February 19, 2022, at 11:00 AM, in The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel, conducted by Mr. Nicholas Brown and Mr. Buddy Bridges. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the mortuary. The interment will be immediately following at Westview Memorial Park in Laurens. 


The family will be at the residence.


Memorials may be made to Henderson Baptist Church, 207 Henderson Church Road, Gray Court, SC 29645.


Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com



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A candle was lit in memory of James Tumblin

Kenneth Stroud Mar 8 2022 9:48 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Tumblin

Natalie Patterson Feb 21 2022 7:38 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Tumblin

Tamra Haney Feb 21 2022 7:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Tumblin

Tracie Tumblin Feb 21 2022 7:20 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Tumblin

Earl Banks Feb 21 2022 2:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Tumblin

Michael Tucker Feb 20 2022 8:34 PM

Jamie and Family, I am sorry to hear about your Daddy. I worked with your Mama out at Torrington and I remember when your Mana and Daddy got married and also when you were born. Your Daddy will always be with you. I am Praying for you and the family during this Time.

Brenda Hartline Townsend Feb 18 2022 10:23 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you today and always. We are just a phone call away if you need anything at all.

Brian & Jennifer Wyatt Feb 18 2022 6:14 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Tumblin

Keith and Jean Burbage Feb 18 2022 6:01 PM

James was a couple of years younger than me but remember his walking home from school with Judy, always had a smile. Sympathy to the family

curtispitts Feb 18 2022 4:49 PM

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