Tennis A. Tinkle
February 1, 1940 - October 3, 2022
Tennis Tinkle, 82, of Loogootee, passed away October 3, 2022.
Born February 1, 1940, in Martin County, he was the son of David Daniel and Ruth Lucille (Lindley) Tinkle.
Tennis worked as a self-employed contractor, was employed with the Loogootee Police Department, and retired from Davies County Farm Bureau Co-Op.
He was a member of the Trinity Gospel Tabernacle in Loogootee, Loogootee American Legion, and Shoals VFW. Tennis loved fishing, hunting, camping on the river, and spending time with his grandkids.
Surviving Tennis are his children, Starla (William) Runkle, Kevin (Liz) Tinkle, Karri (Lana Bradley) Tinkle, Rodney Tinkle, Kimberly (Roger) Higdon, Rebecca Shell; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Lana Bush and Brenda Tedrow; one brother, Harold Tinkle; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding Tennis are his parents; one daughter, Kasey Murray; significant other, Nellie Shartzer; sisters, Janet Ragains, Clara Belle Wininger, Pam Blair, Sue Taylor, Linda Courtwright, and Yvonne Stone; brothers, Jack, Bill, Carl, and Danny.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at the Queen-Lee Chapel of George Funeral Care with Pastor Marvin Lagle officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 P.M. on Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Chapel.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.queenlee.com.