In Loving Memory

Thomas R. Paulson

September 2, 1943 - December 30, 2019


Daphne, Alabama

Thomas “Tom” Richard Paulson, age 76, a native of Blooming Prairie, MN and a resident of Daphne, AL, passed away on Monday, December 30, 2019. Tom was a retired volunteer fireman and he retired from Conaco Phillips Co. He loved NASCAR racing, Alabama football and cruising.

Tom is preceded in death by his brother, Ron Paulson and his parents, Marvin and Iona Paulson; and his stepson, T.J. Sewell.

He is survived by his wife of 19 and a half years, Linda Paulson; children, Mark Paulson, Tommy Paulson and Theresa Haas; stepdaughters, Amanda Mallinger, and Shannon Bilbrey; grandchildren, Dallas Paulson, Travis Paulson, Katrina Husman, J.P. Bilbrey, Blaine Bilbrey, Davis Mallinger, Natalie Sewell, Lauren Mallinger and Major Mallinger; siblings, Gary Olson, Henry Olson, Marvin Paulson, Carol Jenson, and Bonnie Iverson; his pet dog, Precious; many other relatives and friends.

Expressions of condolence may be offered at Hughes Funeral Home and Crematory, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL is assisting the family.


  1. Shannon Bilbrey

    Love you my grouch. I will forever miss you!! You can breathe again and are not suffering. Love you, Shannon

  2. Robert Williams

    May you rest in peace my Old Friend . We all will miss your smile, your jokes, and your laughs .
    You have touched so many people with your kindness. Tom it was definitely an Honor to have you as a friend . God Bless you Sir .

    • Gina and Steve Day

      So sad to hear Tom has left you! Know he is breathing in the glory in God,s presence. Blessed to have known him and love to Linda and the family
      Blessings and keeping you in prayer
      Gina and Steve Day

  3. Tommy Paulson

    I didn’t just lose you but I lost my best friend ! Dad you was and will always be my Hero !! There’s a big part of my life missing now but your memories will always be with me !! I love you Dad !!!

  4. Shannon Bilbrey

    I love you my “grouch”. I will forever miss you!! Love, Shannon

  5. Teresa Haas

    I wished I had one more day with you Daddy! I will forever love and Miss you! You will forever be in my heart! Till we meet again in Heaven Daddy. ❤️

  6. Debbie and Shane Frasier

    So thankful to have been friends with such a kind,sweet man.We cherish every memory of our times together.Love and prayers to all the family.

    • Cheryl Olson

      Rest in peace my old friend. Race on in heaven.

  7. Andrea

    Never to be forgotten and Always missed. I’ll forever have the memories you left behind.

  8. Cheryl Olson

    Rest on peace my old friend. Race on in heaven.


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