Obituary: Tinsley, Gerald R. “Dick”
Gerald R. “Dick”
Born March 21 1933. Passed on Sept. 7, 2012 at St. Joseph Hospital of cancer.
Born in Taber, Alberta, Canada to Jesse and Clairinda Tinsley.
Youngest of five children; Jim, Archie, Clifford, and Francis, Dick began working at age eleven at his sister’s parking garage in Spokane. Moved to Kent and became a professional truck driver with his brother Clifford until retirement.
Survived by wife Beverly A. Tinsley, with children Randy, Kim, Janice, six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. He was a hard working family man that loved to bowl, camp, fish at Westport, and be with friends.
Service to be held at Tahoma National Cemetery on Friday, September 14 at 10am. Gathering to be held after at the family’s home in Kent.