Harold Tinsley

Harold Tinsley

Harold Tinsley, 89, of Gonzales, La., and formerly of Tamms, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023, at Gonzales Health Care in Gonzales, La.

He was born on June 20, 1934, in Anna, the son of William Eugene and Hazel Dailey Tinsley.

Mr. Tinsley served in the U.S. Army. He spent his working years as a painter until his retirement. He attended Saint Amant Baptist Church.

Survivors include his sons, Bruce Tinsley (Debbie Corkern) and Brad Seaton; daughters Donna (David) Hodge, Karen (Roger) Pearce, Brigina (Byron) Diez and Rosetta (Joe) Armand; his former wife, Etta Pitre; brothers Farrell Tinsley and Loil “Red” Tinsley; sisters Diane Honkola and Linda Tinsley; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Frank Tinsley, Ronnie Tinsley, Herschel Tinsley, Robert Tinsley, Harry Tinsley and Reddus Tinsley; and his sisters, Brenda Tinsley and Mary Ann Adams.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms, with military honors accorded by local veterans and the Rev. Larry Buckles officiating. 

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms.

Interment will follow the funeral service at McCrite Cemetery in Tamms.

To view the obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.crainsonline.com.

Crain Funeral Home in Tamms is in charge of arrangements.

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