Tomey Gene Tynes, 73 years old, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend was called to his eternal resting place on June 10, 2018. He entered this world on July 12, 1944, in Gloster, Mississippi, born to Ed and Edna Tynes. He retired from Crown Zellerbach – Tembec after 40 years of service where he worked in the maintenance department. He continued working in the Ice Cream Shop that he owned in Silverton, Colorado, a place he loved, for many years.
Tomey is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Bobbye Brashear Tynes; 2 sons, Troy Tynes and his wife Andrea, and Brandon Tynes; daughter, Holley Tynes; grandchildren, Lyle, Anne Marie, and Stephanie Tynes, Taryne Tynes, and Ananise Hulin; brothers, Marcel Tynes, Quin Tynes, and Paul Tynes; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Tomey is preceded in death by his father, Edgar Oscar Tynes; mother, Edna Jackson Tynes; and brother, Kenneth Tynes.
Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for the visitation at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, Baker, LA, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The visitation will continue at Baker Funeral Home, Thursday, June 14, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. The graveside service and burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Gloster, Mississippi.
Family and friends may sign our online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.bakerfuneralhomeonline.com
So Sorry we totally enjoyed your friendship while we came to Silverton it was a special time seeing you both In The shop. Love you
Pat and Dave GatesAztec New Mexico, LA
You are in my thoughts and prayers
Patsy T SandersGloster, MS
Sure am gonna miss you coming up next door and visiting me n tammy
Chris RussoGloster, MS
I am so sorry for your loss. I have nothing but great memories of Tomey. He was a special man. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this hard time. Please let me know if there is anything I can do.
Chad GriffithMetairie, LA
So sorry to hear of your loss! My mom loved chatting it up with Tomey. Such a sweet man. Our condolences to the family 💞
Riva Batchelder and Phyllis JenkinsCanterbury, NH
Miss Bobbye; We have had wonderful summer adventures with you and Tomey. We feel so lucky to have you as friends and to have been blessed by having known Tomey. Love to you and all of your family.
Bob and Claudia Bird
Bob and Claudia BirdLindrith, NM
Prayers you find peace in knowing that you have an angel in heaven that personally knows you and you know him. God bless!
Pam WeltySan Antonio, TX
Holley, Mrs. Bobbye, Brandon and Troy...I am so very sorry for the loss of your dear dad and husband. I will always remember him working on Corvettes...you guys always had the coolest cars.... and of course, I have a very vivid memory of your Dad making Holley pick up sticks in the yard before she could come over to my house! I'm sending you all love and prayers for peace to wash over you. <3 Liz Eisworth
Liz EisworthAlpharetta, GA
Love and prayers to all...... always know I'm here if you need anything Bobbye
Lee Anne WhittingtonFoley, AL
Sending love and prayers!
Kacie Richard ParrishGloster, MS
Y’all are in my thoughts and prayers! Uncle Tomey Gene always called me Little Patsy!
Donna Tynes Richard TempleLiberty, MS
Will always remember our dear and kind friend! Prayers and condolences to Bobbye and family. Rest in Peace.
Dale & Desiree' SimoneauxMontgomery, TX
So sorry to hear about Tomey. Sending prayers for the family.
Buck & Renée ShippZachary, LA
So sorry for the loss of tommy, that picture is how i remember tommy!!!
John readingNorwood, LA
So sorry for your loss! May God Comfort each of you & hold you close!
Sid & Carolyn Sterling JosephEthel, LA