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Tomlinson’s marks 50 years in business

Tomlinson Exterminating Service, Inc., is celebrating a half century business in 2021.

Founded in 1971 by Christopher Tomlinson, the business has sustained success and gone through changes to provides expert pest control services to their customers for the last five decades.

The business is now run by Christopher Tomlinson’s sons Michael and Jeffrey along with Jeffrey’s wife Shelly. Jeffrey started working with his father part-time in 1979, eventually moving to full-time four years later. He said that when his father had opened the business he was also working at Anheuser-Busch.

His father would spend the week working his full-time job and on the weekends as an exterminator. He said his father was licensed thanks to previous work with Orkin.

After several years of working both jobs, the elder Tomlinson made his business his full-time career. Jeffrey said that he’s proud that his father decided to commit to the business. The family-run business has allowed for each generati...

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