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1926 James 2021

James Wayne Tomb, Jr.

April 7, 1926 — November 18, 2021



James “Jim” Wayne Tomb, Jr.

A Veteran of the U.S. Navy -

James “Jim” Wayne Tomb, Jr., age 95, of Mechanicsburg, and formerly of Indiana, passed away at Messiah Lifeways at Messiah Village on Thursday, November 18, 2021.  Jim was born on Wednesday, April 7, 1926, in Indiana, PA to the late James Wayne, Sr. and Elisabeth W. (Wentz) Tomb.  In addition to his parents, Jim is preceded in death by his sister, Margaret (Tomb) Norris and his niece, Elisabeth “Betsy” (Norris) Sanders.

Jim’s survivors include his nephew, James “Jim” Norris and wife, Amy, of Sterling, VA; his niece, Anne (Norris) Kast of Warwick, Bermuda; and his nephew-in-law, Alan Sanders of Danville, NH.

Jim’s family will be remembering his life privately.  Interment in Greenwood Cemetery in Indiana, PA will be at the family’s convenience.  Cremation was private.

Jim’s family has entrusted his care to Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Jim’s full obituary, view his photograph, offer condolences and sympathy, share stories and memories, upload photographs and videos, light a candle and sign his official guest book by visiting

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