Funeral services for  Mr. Ricky Lee Tinsley, 65, of Smithville,
Tennessee, will  be  held  at  1 P.M. on Friday, July  4, 2014,  at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland  Funeral  Home  in  Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Tinsley Cemetery in Clay County, TN.

   The  family  will  receive friends on Thursday from 5 P.M. – 9
P.M., and on Friday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

   He  passed  away on Monday, June 30, 2014, at St. Thomas
Hospital in Nashville, TN.
      
   He  was  born  May  4, 1949, in  Clay  County, TN, to the late
Outher Lee Tinsley  and  Ernestine Tinsley.  He  was  a  factory
worker at Dacco, and a member of the Church of Christ.

   In  addition  to  his  parents, he was preceded in death  by  1
Grandson: Elijah Lee Tinsley.

   Survivors include 1 Son: Matthew Lee Tinsley of Sparta, TN;
2  Daughters:   Bridgett Sink  of  Smithville,  TN,    and   Melissa
Knowles of Smithville, TN; 4 Grandchildren: Brandon Lee Dillon,
Keri Sanders, Maggie Knowles, and Parker Knowles;  1 Brother:
Bobby Dale Tinsley of Cookeville, TN;  2  Sisters:  Brenda Faye
Cowan   of   Gulf  Breeze, FL,  and  Linda  Kaye  Holt  of  South
Carolina; and 3 Great Grandchildren.

   Bro. Les Ditto will officiate at the services.

   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be  made  to  help
with funeral expenses by contacting the funeral home.
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