Funeral for FC3c Victor P. Tumlinson (World War II)

| November 27, 2019

A funeral will be held next week for the following previously missing individual recently accounted for by DPAA.

This March, DPAA announced that it had accounted for FC3c Victor P. Tumlinson, US Navy. FC3c Tumlinson was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941.

FC3c Tumlinson will be buried next week – on Saturday, 7 December, the 78th anniversary of his loss – in Raymondville, Texas. Regrettably, DPAA does not seem to have posted the specific location and time for his funeral services or interment.

If any TAH readers have the precise location and time for FC3c Tumlinson’s funeral services or interment, please post it in comments below. And if any readers are in the area and have the time, here’s an opportunity to give someone lost during World War II a proper final send-off.

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  1. Ex-PH2 says:

    Fair winds and following seas, FC3c Tomlinson.

  2. ninja says:

    A wonderful and touching 2 minute video about “Pat” with an interview with his Niece.

    She and 40 members of Pat’s family plan to celebrate his life by eating B-B-Q, a Texas tradition.

    19 years old. A Teenager forever who is finally coming home.

    Rest In Peace, Pat. Salute.

    https://www.krgv.com/news/navy-sailor-killed-in-1941-pearl-harbor-attack-set-to-be-buried-in-raymondville/

    • 5th/77th FA says:

      A decent sized Rifle Squad of us will gather that day to pay Honors and raise a glass to FC3c Tumlinson. Welcome Home Sailor.

      Thanks to Hondo for the updated notification and a Special Thanks to ninja for the video linky.

  3. Sparks says:

    Welcome home Brother. Rest in peace.

  4. Lara Pearson says:

    I’ve been searching for days to find any details on this sailor’s funeral that I wish to attend. Please post any info to allow me to welcome this Texan home.

    • ninja says:

      Here you go, Lara!

      Thank you for wanting to attend this Sailor’s Funeral!

      https://www.duddlestenfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Victor-Tumlinson-2/#!/Obituary

      Obituary for Victor Pat Tumlinson

      Raymondville, Texas

      Victor Pat Tumlinson, 19, of Raymondville Texas gave his life for his country in the United States Navy on December 7, 1941.

      He was born on January 28, 1922 in Stuart Place, Texas, son of Victor Hilton Tumlinson and Ora Lou (Jackson) Tumlinson.

      Victor’s immediate family members included his parents; brothers, Samuel H. Tumlinson and William J. Tumlinson, and a sister, Martha Tumlinson Harris. His surviving family members include many nieces and nephews.

      Military graveside services will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Raymondville Memorial Cemetery to honor his military service, including Pearl Harbor.

      Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Duddlesten Funeral Home, 604 W. Hidalgo Ave., Raymondville, Texas.

      DEC 7. 1:00 PM (CST)

      Raymondville Memorial Park Cemetery

      Texas 186 & County Road 315 N.

      Raymondville, TX

    • OWB says:

      His headstone is at Raymondville Memorial Cemetery. According to the video link above, that is where he will be buried.

      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/87117395/victor-pat-tumlinson