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Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.
Chip Tomblinson grew up in the Ashbyburg area in Northern Hopkins County. He is the son of the late Billy Charles and Mary Estelle (Brown) Tomblinson and the Grandson of Hailey and Mittye (Ashby) Tomblinson of Ashbyburg and Lawrence and Sarah (Duckworth) Brown of Poole. He has two children. His eldest is Leah who is a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University who joined the staff of Tomblinson Funeral Homes following graduation. She is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Alex is his youngest who is serving in the United States Marine Corps. Chip attended Hanson Elementary School and graduated from Madisonville North Hopkins High School, class of 1981. He then attended Madisonville Community College where he received an Associates Degree in Business Management. He worked in the automotive industry in the area for several years before becoming a Territory Manager for Farmers Hybrid. He then went on to attend mortuary school in 1993. He graduated from Mid-America School of Mortuary Science with honors and an Associates Degree of Mortuary Science in 1994. He was also a member of Pi Sigma Eta Fraternity. After graduation, he then worked for Tompkins Funeral Homes inSebree and Slaughters where he had worked part time while in Mortuary School. After several years at Tompkins Funeral Homes, he purchased the company in 2003. The funeral homes were operated under the Tompkins name until the death of the founder Paul D. Tompkins. The name of the funeral homes were changed in July 2006 to Tomblinson Funeral Homes. In 2005, he also purchased the Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY. In March 2011, he opened the Henderson Chapel. Chip is a member of the Hanson United Methodist Church.
Leah Tomblinson grew up in Hopkins County, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Chip Tomblinson and Robyn (Fridy) Tomblinson. She is the granddaughter of the late Roger and Frances Fridy and the late Billy Charles and Estelle (Brown) Tomblinson. She attended high school at Madisonville North Hopkins High School where she graduated with honors. She then went on to college at Western Kentucky University where she majored in Design, Merchandising, and Textiles. In May 2011, she graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelors of Science degree. She is also an alumnae of Sigma Kappa Sorority. Upon graduation, Leah moved back home and came to work in the family business that she had grown up in. She received her Funeral Director's and Embalmer's License. In May 2014, Leah married Sam Johnston who works for Tomblinson Monument Company. On August 31, 2017, they welcomed their first child Stella Reese Johnston and their second, born August 20, 2020, Maverick Carter Johnston. They also have fur babies, Atticus and Kaiser. Leah and her family are members of Holy Name Catholic Church. She also serves on the board of director's for St. Anthony's Hospice and is a Webster County Deputy Coroner.
Pam Moyes was born in Henderson County to James Donal and Carolyn Marie (Skaggs) Alderson. She grew up in Corydon and graduated from Henderson County High School in 1981. She received her Funeral Director’s License in 2009 and has spent her career with Tomblinson Funeral Home. She and husband, Brad Moyes live in Cairo and have three children: Scott Moyes and wife, Blair, Nicole Quick, and Heath Moyes and wife, Taylor. Pam enjoys riding her motorcycle and spending time with her five grandchildren, Reid Marie Moyes, Avery Jo Moyes, Oliver Michael Moyes, Thea Marie Moyes and Kimber Grace Moyes.
Matthew was born in Murray, Kentucky to Gail (Uzzle) Stafford and Michael Tolbert. He grew up around the funeral business, as his grandfather, Neal Tolbert, owned and operated Filbeck-Cann Funeral Home in Benton, Kentucky until 1991. He graduated from Marshall County High School in 1997 and later decided to pursue the funeral business. He graduated in 2006 from Mid-America College of Funeral Service where he was Class Chaplain. Upon graduation, Matthew served his apprenticeship at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home in Madisonville, Kentucky and received his Funeral Director and Embalmer Licenses in 2008. He also worked at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home in Henderson before joining the staff at Tomblinson Funeral Home in 2014. Matthew is the proud father of two sons Ethan and Eric. He also enjoys photography, antiquing and spending time with family and friends.
Jon Lambert was born in Cairo, Illinois to John R. Lambert and Marietta Grissom. He graduated from Marshall County High School in 1989. As early as three years old, he remembers serving coffee and greeting families at Johnson and Lambert Funeral Home in Calvert City, Kentucky, owned by his grandfather and father. Jon followed in their footsteps and graduated from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in 2003. He is also a licensed life insurance agent. He lives in Henderson with his wife Tamara and their two cats, Mosey and Bootsie. He enjoys spending time with his family and relaxing at Kentucky Lake.
Tamara Lambert was born in Murray, Kentucky to Stephen and Susan Starks of Benton, Kentucky. She lived in Marshall County and graduated from Marshall County High School in 1996. In 2013, she graduated magna cum laude from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations. Tamara has worked in the funeral business with her husband, Jon Lambert since 2014. She is a licensed funeral director and life insurance agent. She loves spending time with her family, especially her nieces and nephews. She and Jon live in Henderson with their cats, Mosey and Bootsie.
Dale was a 1985 graduate of Mid-America Mortuary College. He has served the Henderson area as a licensed funeral director and embalmber, the Commonwealth Detective, and the Kentucky Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers State Inspector.
Dale is married to Marsha Koonce Powell and they have two daughters. He has been a part of the Tomblinson staff since 2023.
Larry Lamb was born May 18, 1950 to Reginald H. and Edna Lamb. He grew up in Henderson County, Kentucky and attended Weaverton Grade School and Jr. High. In 1968, he graduated from Henderson County High School. After high school, he married Patricia Payne and they have 3 children, 9 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. In 1968, he began his career in the funeral business. He began working for Paul B. Moss at Moss Funeral Homes. In 1972, he went to work for Benton Funeral Home Incoporated which later became Benton-Glunt Funeral Home in 1974. Benton-Glunt Funeral Home purchased Tapp Funeral Home in 1987 and was associated with both funeral homes until 2011. He then came to work for Tomblinson Henderson Chapel in the fall of 2011.
Gary has lived in Sebree all his life and is rarely met with an unfamiliar face. He is the son of the late John Walker and Ruby Walker. Gary has worked with Tomblinson Funeral Home in some capacity since he was 15 years old. He has two children, Gary D. Walker and Jennifer Stephenson, and has been blessed with several grandchildren and one great grandchild. In his spare time, he enjoyes hunting, fishing, bowling, and playing bingo.