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Carl Vester Tomlinson

August 18, 1933 ~ May 21, 2022 (age 88)

Obituary

 

Mr. Carl Vester Tomlinson, age 88 of Cameron, NC transitioned into eternal rest on Saturday, May 21, 2022, in Sanford, NC.

The Obituary

Carl Vester passed away on May 21, 2022. He was born to the late Pauline Tomlinson and Clifton Jackson on August 18, 1933, in Sanford, North Carolina. Carlvester attended Lee County Training Center (W. B. Wicker High School). He later served in the U.S. military.

Carl Vester was a respected contractor, builder, and bricklayer. His handprint is on many churches, homes, and buildings in Lee County and surrounding areas. He started this trade at a very young age by building his own home at the age of eighteen. He was a creative soul, an artist, painter, and winemaker.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Haywood Tomlinson.

Carl Vester was blessed to have eight daughters: Lorraine McNair, Rita McIver (Lynn), Minister Shelia Vines, Paulette Tomlinson, Janice Pearson (Anthony), Carolyn Robertson, Wanda Cheek, and Debra Brown; and five sons, Carl Dammons, Kenneth Dammons, Michael Dammons, Phillip Kelly, and Larry Taborn. Carl Vester was a much-loved father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

The family will receive visitors daily after 5pm - 7pm at 1613 Cherokee Trail Sanford, NC 27332

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Services

Flower Delivery
Tuesday
May 31, 2022

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Knotts Funeral Home
719 Wall St.
Sanford, NC 27330

Public Walk Thru Viewing in the Funeral Home Chapel ( Everyone MUST wear a Mask)
Tuesday
May 31, 2022

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Knotts Funeral Home
719 Wall St.
Sanford, NC 27330

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Star Of Hope
2834 Dalrymple St,
Sanford, NC 27330

Military Burial
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

2:00 PM
Sandhills Veterans Cemetery
8220 Bragg Blvd.
Fort Bragg, NC 28310

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