Guy P. Tinsley, age 89 of Townsend DE, died Tuesday December 24, 2013 at Season’s Hospice Christiana Hospital.
He was the husband of Betty Z. Tinsley who died in 2007 and with whom he shared 55 years of marriage.
Born in Lynhurst VA he was a son of the late Clarence and Grace Dowel Tinsley.
Guy served our country in the Navy for 20 years in both WWII and the Korean War. He was a Plant Security Manager for General Motors Box Wood plant retiring after 26 years. He enjoyed reading the Navy Times, working on his cars, his dog Rascal, playing pinochle and was known for his amazing sausage gravy.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Betty Z. Tinsley and a son Carl P. Tinsley, a sister Maxine Critzer and a brother Ben Tinsley.
Survivors include 1 daughter Nancy Dawson (Dave) of Townsend DE; two sons, Robert Tinsley (Ruth) of Middletown DE, and Brian Tinsley (Tara) of Bear DE; one sister Ginny Stanley of Newark DE; 12 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren.
You are invited to visit with Guy’s family and friends from 11AM - 1PM Monday December 30, 2013 at Daniels and Hutchison Funeral Home 212 N. Broad St. Middletown, DE 19709. His funeral service will follow at 1PM. Interment with military honors will be in Delaware Veteran’s Cemetery in Bear DE.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.