Mr. William L. "Bill" Tinsley

Mr. William L. "Bill" Tinsley, 65, of Senoia passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. He was born April 16, 1948, in Newnan to William B. Tinsley Jr. and the late Joyce Morgan Tinsley.

Bill grew up in Senoia and was a member of Sharpsburg Baptist Church. He worked for Delta Airlines for over 34 years as a machinist and later helped coordinate and manage the Delta Museum. Bill's ability to repair anything mechanical was known by neighbors and friends afar. He helped establish "Big T" Community airstrip and enjoyed flying the airplane that he restored.

The funeral is Monday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. at Sharpsburg Baptist Church, 6413 Hwy. 54, Sharpsburg with Dr. Watson Mills and Dr. Wallace McAbee officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The visitation is Sunday afternoon between 4 - 7 at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan. Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions can be made to The ALS Association, Development Department, 27001 Agoura Road, Suite 250, Calabasas Hills, CA 91301 - www.als.org or to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202 or www.lls.org

Condolences can be expressed online at www.mckoon.com .

Survivors include wife, Gloria Hahn Tinsley; father, William Tinsley & wife Martha; son, Alex Tinsley & wife Michelle; daughter, Natalie Tinsley Mrozek & husband Steve; step-sons, Bob Clay, Jeffrey Clay & wife Meredith; brother, Bob Tinsley & wife Nancy; sister, Peggy Tinsley Hall & husband Gary; step-brother, Tim Massengale & wife Carla; step-sister, Sharon Ragan & husband Ricky; grandchildren, Crystal Tinsley, Chassie Tinsley, Andrew Tinsley, Taylor Clay, Davis Clay, Jenna Clay; beloved dogs, Buddy & Mitzi; and a host of other extended relatives including aunt, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

McKoon Funeral Home, 770-253-4580.



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