Michael Joe Tombleson – September 16, 1974 – July 19, 2022

On September 16, 1974, Michael Joe Eirhart was born in Fort Worth, Texas to Lynn Eirhart and William “Jack” Coggin.  Michael, better known as Mike, moved from Belton, TX with his mother and two brothers to Lamar, CO, then to Georgia, and finally he returned to Lamar, CO in 1992.  Mike became Michael Joe Tombleson through his third marriage in 1999.  Mike always had a love for motorcycles, music, fishing, and being a truck driver.  Mike also loved his years being part of the Wiley Fire Department as a volunteer firefighter.  Mike lived his life to the fullest, always enjoying the ride, and never looking back.

Michael Joe Tombleson passed away July 19, 2022 at his home, at the age of 47.  He is survived by his mother, Lynn Eirhart of Craig, CO, six children, Shane (Lauren) Vail of Woodland Park, CO, Dominic (Victoria) Tombleson of Castlerock, CO, Caiana Vail of Denver, CO, Melody (Cameron) Clevenger of Lamar, CO, Codi Jones of Lamar, CO, Annabella Tombleson of Lamar, CO, and grandson, Alexander Vail of Woodland Park, CO.  He is also survived by his brother, Richard Smith of Craig, CO; sister, Samantha (Saul) Martinez of Belton, TX; and many family and friends.

He was preceded in death by both his paternal and maternal grandparents; father, William “Jack” Coggin; and two brothers, Randall and Terry Coggin.

Per Mike’s wishes, cremation will take place and a memorial service will be announced at a later time. Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 950, Lamar, CO 81052.


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