James E. Tinsley, 81, of Hartford, Kentucky passed away Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born September 10, 1939 in Hartford, Kentucky to the late Reuben Edgar Tinsley and Anna Carter Tinsley. Mr. Tinsley retired from Youngs Manufacturing after 44 years of service. He was a member of Liberty Lighthouse Church of God.
Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Linda Lou Dockery Tinsley and his brother, Glendell Brooks Tinsley.
Mr. Tinsley leaves behind to treasure many memories 3 daughters, Mary (Randy) Allen of Morgantown, Vear Tinsley of Hartford and Karen (Peter) Baldus of Alvaton; 3 grandchildren, Brandy (Andrew) Johnson, Charity Turner and Jasmine Allen; 5 great grandchildren, Payton, Katelyn and Brooklyn Johnson, Addison and Ethan Alexander; a sister, Octiva Payne of Owensboro and several nieces and nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, along with other family members.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Monday, August 23, 2021 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Rev. Ryan Himes officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may visit with Mr. Tinsley’s family from 10 AM until the time of the service Monday at the funeral home.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to, James E. Tinsley Memorial Fund, c/o William L. Danks Funeral Home, PO Box 407, Beaver Dam, KY 42320.
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