Obituaries

BJ Tomlinson

Oct 18, 2017
Tomlinson, BJ

Services

2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel

Visitation

3-7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel

Memorials

A memorial has been set up at Community National Bank under the name Lee Ann Davis for the BJ Tomlinson memorial fund

Biography

John "BJ" Tomlinson, 37, of Evansdale, died Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Waterloo. He was born April 14, 1980 in Waterloo, IA, the son of John L. Tomlinson and Lee Ann Davis.

BJ married Amanda Hammond in 2006 in Waterloo; they later divorced

BJ attended Iowa Central College and received a Welding and Blue Prints degree. He worked at Martinson Construction, and most recently at Sampson Fabrication.                   

BJ was a professional boxer, promoted by Rough House Promotions, and he was undefeated. He lived and breathed boxing, his boxing and life coaches, Steve Rice and Greg Boyer, meant very much to him. BJ was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan and loved to make people laugh.

He was a member at Grace Baptist Church and Cedar Valley Boxing Club.                         

BJ is survived by his mother: Lee Ann (John Hoffer) Davis of Evansdale, IA, two sons, Logan Jacobs of Bettendorf, IA and Mason Tomlinson of Waterloo a daughter: Amaya Tomlinson of Waterloo, IA, two sisters, Kelly Johnson of Cedar Rapids and Shaleea (Tia) Tomlinson of Waterloo, his girlfriend, Mykayla Glaspie of Waterloo, paternal grandparents: Anthony (Patricia) Fretto, of Webster, NY, seven nieces, Jade, Peyton, Piper, Josilyn, TaLeigha, Alessandra and Dazire and three nephews, Jarred, John and Izavion.

BJ is preceded in death by his father, maternal grandparents, Herman and Reba Davis and paternal grandmother Hilda Tomlinson.

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  1. Abigail Portillo | Oct 23, 2017
    Im truly sorry for your loss. He shined such a vright light! Thoughts and prayer 
  2. Todd L Stamatiades | Oct 23, 2017
    Sorry to hear of Bj's passing. Keeping the family and friends in my thoughts and prayers!!!!!

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