William Paul Tinsley, Sr. passed from this life on June 6, 2012, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, TX. He was born in Center, Texas, to Ida Pearl Baggett and Charles Monroe Tinsley. He was a Veteran of WW II, serving in the United States Army. Later, he worked as a pipefitter with the local 195 at Velsicol Chemical Corporation. He retired in 1984, after 11 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Monroe and Ida Pearl Tinsley; his wife, Doris Maye Radke Tinsley; four sisters, Gussie Anderson, Ruth Dearing, Joyce Bellow, Betty Breitkreuz; three brothers, Ottist Tinsley, Jack Tinsley, Harold Tinsley; and great grandchildren, Blakely Whiddon and Xzandra Bellard. He is survived by one son, William Bill Tinsley, Jr.; four daughters, Paulette Hawkins, Judith Lynne Judy Whitehead, Nancy Poole, and Doris Irene Rene Biscamp; one, sister, Francis Winfrey; and ten grandchildren; and 21 great grandchildren. The Family would like to express their appreciation to the wonderful care providers, and especially to Harbor Hospice for giving excellent care to our dad and grandfather over the past few months. May God bless you. A gathering of family and friends will begin on Friday, June 8, 2012, from 5:00-9:00 p.m., at Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Beaumont. Funeral Services will begin on Saturday, June 9, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., also at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Christian Fellowship Worship Center Building Fund, 3950 Pointé Parkway, Beaumont, TX 77706, Ph. No (409) 898 - 0412. Condolences can be made to: forestlawnmpfh.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on June 8, 2012