Robert L. Tinsley
Oct 28, 2013 | 714 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print


Robert L. Tinsley, 85, of Cleveland, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at his home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rosco and Juanita Burgess Tinsley.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Dorthella Romines Tinsley of Cleveland; sons: Tony Tinsley of Benton and Keith Tinsley of Cleveland; daughter, Jackie Ownby of Cleveland; seven grandchildren; two stepgrandsons; eight great-grandchildren; six stepgreat-grandchildren; one stepgreat-great-grandson; six brothers: Bud Tinsley, Frank Tinsley, Joe Tinsley, Glen Tinsley, Major Tinsley and Coy Tinsley; four sisters: Iona Scoggins, Norma Floyd, Margaret McKamey and Ola Mae Trentham; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, Oct. 28, 2013, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with the Revs. Ronnie Cantrell and Gene Smith officiating.

Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with military honors.