Tommy Lincoln Earnest Sr, born July 12th, 1941 in Rock, WV passed away August 16th, 2019 at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents Fred and Ruth Earnest, infant sister Patricia, and son Christopher. He proudly served our nation as a US Marine, serving in Vietnam and various military bases in Japan and across the USA. He was a retired police officer from Concord College in WV. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marie, along with his son Tommy Jr and wife Amanda, son Patrick, and the five lights of his life, his grandchildren Issac, Leah, Megan, Seth, and Miles. He is also survived by his sister Cindy Minnix and her husband Eddie as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends including Dr Michael Payne and family. Visitation will be Saturday August 24,2019 at Gardner Funeral Home from 2pm to 4pm. There are no graveside services.