Dewey Tinsley
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Dewey Tinsley 85, to Dewey Tinsley Sr. and Eunice (Cobb) Tinsley. He worked for USX Coke Plant for 43 years. He was most recently a member of Carter Temple CME Church, Chicago, IL, and previously a member at Israel CME Church for over 50 years, and Carter Memorial CME Church. He served as the Chairman of the Steward Board, Superintendent of Sunday School at Israel CME, member of the Male Chorus and the Gospel Chorus at Israel and Carter. He was also a member of the United Male Chorus for over 50 years. Preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Mae Young Tinsley. He leaves to cherish his memory daughter Sonya (Norman) Staples; 1 grandson Brandon Staples; 1 brother Nelson (Vina) Tinsley; 2 sisters Mae Ruth Benton and Betty Crawford. 2 Sisters-in-law Betty Tinsley and Faye Tinsley a host of nieces and nephews. Visitation Thursday July 6, 2017 from 12-8:00 p.m. Family hour 7-8:00 p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Funeral service Friday July 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Israel C.M.E. Church 2337 Washington Street. Rev. Carrell Cargle officiating. Rev. Stephanie Welch, Pastor. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.

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Published in Post-Tribune from Jul. 4 to Jul. 5, 2017.
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July 12, 2017
Dewey always had a smile and was so well liked by everyone at work. He was an employee that as Supervision would comment "Didn't need to be watched", as he always did a good job.
A pleasure to work with you Dewey!!

Rest in Peace!
Marian Pozgay
July 8, 2017
We worked many years with Dewey at Gary Works Coke Plant we will always remember his smile he never got upset about anything he always told us everything will be ok Dewey God has a wonderful person in heaven with him R.I.H. Dear Friend
Larry &Dee Ellison
July 8, 2017
Dewey you were the sweetest person in the world it's been a pleasure working with you at Gary Works Coke Plant R.I.H dear friend
Peaches Lewis
July 7, 2017
Hi Sonya an Norman. Sonya sorry to here about ur loss. We will keep u in our Prayers!!! I would like to here from u whenever it is convenient for u !!! I will always remember ur Dad pretty smile an how crazy he was about u. That was a true Blessing!!!
Pamela Rice
July 6, 2017
Dewey was a sweet man at the Coke Plant. My prayers are with the family at this time.
linda wilson
July 6, 2017
Nelson & family,

Your brother Dewey is at peace. Think of the good times and smile. For comfort read Ecclesiastes 3:1-15,17,19,20,22. May The Most High bring you peace during this time.
Michael & Ermalene Gault Sr
July 5, 2017
So sorry for your loss. I remember Mr. Tinsley from many years ago when I worked at Gainer Bank. He was always kind and always smiled. He was one of my favorites. God bless you in this time of bereavement.
Sondra Greer
July 5, 2017
My deepest sympathies for your loss, May the God of all comfort bring your family peace . Romans 12:12
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