James E. Tinsley, 81, of Hartford, passed away Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. He was born Sept. 10, 1939, in Hartford to the late Reuben Edgar Tinsley and Anna Carter Tinsley. Mr. Tinsley retired from Young 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 three daughters, Mary (Randy) Allen, of Morgantown, Vear Tinsley, of Hartford, and Karen (Peter) Baldus of Alvaton; three grandchildren, Brandy (Andrew) Johnson, Charity Turner and Jasmine Allen; five great-grandchildren, Payton, Katelyn and Brooklyn Johnson, Addison and Ehtan 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 p.m. Monday, Aug. 23, 2021 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, with Rev. Ryan Himes officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may visit with Mr. Tinsley’s family from 10a.m. 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, P.O. Box 407, Beaver Dam, KY 42320.
Online condolences may be left for James E. Tinsley’s family at www.danksfuneralhome.com.