Victor Hilton Tumlinson


On June 21, 2019, Victor Tumlinson, loving husband and father of four children, passed away at the age of 71. Victor Hilton Tumlinson was born Oct. 4, 1947, to William Jackson and Pauline Olita Tumlinson in Harlingen, Texas. He graduated from Texas A & I with a degree in Petroleum Engineering. He was a Freemason and traveled the world as he worked in the oil industry for over 30 years, mostly at Occidental Petroleum Company.
In 1974, he married the love of his life, Barbara Lynn Lynch. On March 16, 2019, they celebrated 45 years of marriage. In his retirement, he enjoyed visiting family, walking his beloved dog, gardening, reading, genealogy, fishing on his boat, Miss B, and playing dominoes.
Victor was preceded in death by his father, Bill; his mother, Polly; his daughter, Katy Alice; his son, William Robert; and his brother, William Bartwell.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara; his daughter, Jennifer Lyn and her spouse, Ashley; and his daughter, Kristy Mae and her spouse, Justin; and his six grandchildren, Liam, Gladys, Greta, Erik, Alita, and James; his brother, James Patrick and his spouse, Marsha; his sister, Nan Pauline; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, June 28, 2019, in the chapel followed by a graveside service at Duddlesten Funeral Home, 604 W. Hidalgo Avenue, Raymondville, TX 78580.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m., Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Touchmark at Coffee Creek, 2801 Shortgrass Road, Edmond, OK 73003.
Services are under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond, Okla.
Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's association at
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