At the age of 84, Bob peacefully passed away on July 1, 2012, attended by his loving family and friends. He was born in Lemont, IL. |
An ardent defender of his country, Bob earned the Purple Heart Award (Vietnam) plus four Medals of Honor during various conflicts. He treasured his service and memories. His remains will be placed in the Pacific Ocean with full U. S. Navy Honors.
He leaves behind his wife of 62 years, Audrey Tinley; children, Rob (Karen) Tinley and Kathleen (Jon) Norwood; brother, Harold Tinley; grandchildren, Carl Norwood and Jason, Dylan and Jessica Tinley. He was preceded in death by his first-born grandson, Sean Riley Henslee, who succumbed to MD four years ago and was waiting in Heaven for Bob.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Elizabeth Hospice in memory of Robert G. Tinley.
Published in the Pomerado News on Aug. 2, 2012