Tevis Anthony "Link" Lincoln

August 26, 1948, May 12, 2018

Tevis Lincoln

Tevis Anthony Lincoln “Honey” beloved husband, father, brother, son-in-law, godfather, uncle, and friend, transitioned from labor to reward on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Christus Hospital-St. Elizabeth, Beaumont.

Tevis was born on August 26, 1948, to the late Edward and Anna Martin Tevis Lincoln in Opelousas, Louisiana, before moving to Orange, Texas. Tevis who was affectionally known by family and friends as “Link” was a graduate of M.B. North High School Class of 1967. He served in the United States Army before meeting the love of his life in 1977. Link married Barbara Rhines on November 23, 1977 and a family united; Nicole and Lana.

Link dedicated thirty-five years to Union Pacific Railroad as a conductor. Spending time with his family gave him great pride and joy. It was never a dull moment from camping trips on the beach and late-night trips to San Antonio. He loved riding his motorcycle, traveling, fishing, and playing ping pong. Link made a host of friends during countless activities such as being a member of the Gold Wing Bike Club, Brother Hood Club, and the (DAV) American Legion.

Link is preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Anna Martin Lincoln; brother, Thurman; and his mother-in-law, Carolyn Rhines.

He leaves to cherish his legacy and memory his wife of forty-one years, Barbara Lincoln; daughters, Nicole (David) Johnson and Lana (Reginald) Wilridge; father-in-law, Robert Rhines; sisters, Edwina (Billy) Lewis, Hilda Roberts, and Phyllis Lincoln; in-laws, Shirley and Berry Smith and their kids, Phyllis, Loretta, and Charles; grandkids, Jarrett (Tré), Keith, Bry’an, Bryanunique (Nene), Bryan, Jr., Reginald, Jr., and Layla; nine great-grandkids; two god-daughters; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A gathering of Mr. Lincoln’s family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Friday, May 18, 2018, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. His funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Cathedral of Faith Baptist Church, 3755 Fannett Road, Beaumont. A graveside service will be at 12:45 p.m., Monday, May 21, 2018, at Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston.

Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Ave.
2000 Mcfaddin Street Beaumont, TX 77701
Friday, May 18, 2018
6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Cathedral of Faith Baptist Church
3755 Fannett Beaumont, TX 77705
Saturday, May 19, 2018
1:00 p.m.
Graveside Service
Houston National Cemetery
10410 Veterans Memorial Drive Houston, TX 77038
Monday, May 21, 2018
12:45 p.m.

Comments (18)

  • Clara (Tang) Booker

    22 May 2018 at 14:07 | #

    My deepest sympathy to the Lincoln Family. Barbara is a good friend of mine. My prayers are with you Barbara during this time. So, sorry, I just learn on May 21st of your loss. My prayers are with you, Love Tang


  • Brenda Gilmore

    21 May 2018 at 02:27 | #

    May the power of the Holy Spirit comfort you all.


  • Isaac Dunnie Hunter

    20 May 2018 at 16:12 | #

    I'm praying for your family.


  • is with heavy hèart that I say goodbye to my dearest cousin Tevis Anthony. I am going to miss our monthly talks.

    18 May 2018 at 16:27 | #

    It is with a heavy heart that i have to say goodbye to my Dear Cousin Tevis Anthony. I am going to miss our monthly calls.


  • Darcel & William Wells

    18 May 2018 at 16:10 | #

    Barbara, Nikki & Lana. Know that you were the joy in Tevis heart, and Barb..you were the light in his world. May God continue to comfort your hearts and minds and may he give you peace of heart and spirit. We love you guys dearly.


  • Jessie and Michelle Kibbles

    18 May 2018 at 15:31 | #

    Our heartfelt love and prayers are with Barbara , Nikki, and Lana and our family as we celebrate the life, love, and legacy of cousin Tevis! We pray that God will comfort with His peace, love, and presence in Jesus name! Amen!


  • Gerald TOWNSEND

    18 May 2018 at 06:28 | #

    I meet Tevis Lincoln in August 1978 on Missouri Pacific Railroad where I was being trained to be a Brakeman on a Beaumont Yard Switcher by Tevis and Dave Colbert Link was a great railroader and gentleman God Bless The Lincoln Family.R.I.P TA.


  • Manuel & Kym Franklin

    17 May 2018 at 05:19 | #

    May GOD's love comfort you and your family during this time.


    • Gwendolyn Gray

      17 May 2018 at 19:30 | #

      Cherish the memories,, you'll are in my prayers my friend and classmate.


  • Aeronita Smith

    17 May 2018 at 02:44 | #

    I had the owner of being at Tevis and Barbara house and was made to feel like family. Tevis and my sister was classmates and Barbara and i are classmates. Barbara i can only tell you to remember the good times and stay close to God he is the only one that can help you in this tine of grief. Love u


  • PatsyMcDonald Kemp & Family

    16 May 2018 at 20:34 | #

    We extend our deepest sympathy.


  • Michael, Aileen and,Mrs. Bernice Franklin

    16 May 2018 at 17:42 | #

    We the Franklin family would like to extend our Condolences and, express our Deepest Sympathies to the family of Tevis Lincoln. May our Heavenly Father continue to BLESS and KEEP each of you.


  • Tim Myers

    16 May 2018 at 15:14 | #

    Link, we started our Railroad career about the same time. I always enjoy working with you. You were a good RR man and a good man all around. Rest In Peace my Brother.


  • Nathaniel Mason

    16 May 2018 at 00:18 | #

    Sincere felt condolences!


  • Gladis Washington

    15 May 2018 at 23:33 | #

    I will always remember New Orleans rest in peace my friend.


  • Janice Gainous

    15 May 2018 at 23:07 | #

    Praying for you all??


  • Rodney & Rodney

    15 May 2018 at 22:33 | #

    God has called Him Home.
    R. I. H


  • Raymond Kelley

    15 May 2018 at 17:47 | #

    May you Rest In Peace forever I’m the arms of our Lawd and savior.


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