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Jerry Roger Tinney

Surrounded by his loving family, Jerry Roger Tinney went to be with his Lord and Savior on June 17, 2019. He was welcomed into his final home by his parents Linnie and Taft Tinney, and sister Nyla Avant. Roger was born June 23, 1942 at his boyhood home in the Tinney Chapel community.

As a young man, he worked with his father at Tinney Feed & Seed. His earliest passion was roping and riding. He passed that love on to his two boys, hauling them all over the state cheering them on. Now the granddaughters continue the rodeo tradition.

Later in life, Roger served several terms as Precinct 4 Wood County Commissioner, then started his own company, THT Boring, now run by his sons.

God blessed Roger with a wife “more precious than jewels” (Prov. 31:10), when He gave him Cindy Knight. The two married September 7, 1972 and spent 46 years loving each other and raising their family in Winnsboro.

Roger was a faithful member of First Baptist Church where he gave his heart to the Lord as a young boy. He chased after the Lord with determination and boldness, praying for his family and all those in need. He hungered to know God more deeply, reading God’s word, books by his favorite pastors and spending time in faithful prayer. Today he is at the feet of Jesus... all his questions answered.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife Cindy, his children Karen Tinney of Longview, Susan Shirley (Lance), Lance Tinney (Christy), Chance Tinney (Kory), Summer Blair (David); sisters Bette Chadick of Terrell and Lynda Hollingsworth; sisters-in-law, Leslie Caviness (Ralph) of Chandler, Mitzi Moss (Sammy); brothers-in-law Jerry Avant of Longview, Mark Knight (Betty), Bart Knight (Kelly); grandchildren Chris and Amanda Winkle, Denver and Dawson Tinney, Natalie and Presley Blair, Turner and Kesler Tinney.

“Uncle Roger” will be missed by many nieces and nephews that truly loved him.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 21, 2019 at the “Homeplace” at 684 County Road 4620 Winnsboro, TX at 7:30 p.m., Bro. Earl Duggins conducting.

Roger was a very generous man, giving to several charities, including World Hunger, Annie Armstrong, and Lottie Moon.

In lieu of flowers, honor Roger’s memory by contributing to one of the above through First Baptist Church.

Memorial Service

Tinney Homeplace
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    Winnsboro, Texas 75494

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We grew up next to the Tinney family on Walnut street. Roger and Linda played "flag" constantly . Roger was always so cute and friendly to an admiring little girl! I am thinking of you and your family ,Cindy , at this time. he was one of the good ones!

Mary Linda Boyd walley Jun 22 2019 12:00 AM


TONY PYRON Jun 21 2019 12:00 AM

Our prayers are with you all. We are so very sorry!

Mike and Rose Odell Jun 20 2019 12:00 AM

Prayers for all of you. We are so very sorry for your loss.

Mike and Rose Odell Jun 20 2019 12:00 AM

Cindy, Summer, Chance and Lance and all the family our prayers are with you during this time of loss. We love you all Dan and Kathy

Kathy cartwright Jun 19 2019 12:00 AM

Cindy, I'm so sorry I'm not able to be at the service for Roger. I guess I met him and Bette at the same time when we were just kids and our families have been intertwined ever since. We've got a great group of guys in Heaven now - probably playing 42 or fishing.

Colleen Dowse Jun 19 2019 12:00 AM

Cindy, I am so sorry to hear about Roger. I am sending love and prayers to you, the kids, and the rest of the family.

Anita A Hale Jun 19 2019 12:00 AM

Cindy & family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers are with you. May precious memories comfort you.

Teresa Munn Jun 19 2019 12:00 AM

Cindy, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family during this time.

Linda Thurman Mabe Jun 19 2019 12:00 AM

Chance, Kory and family, I send all my strength and prayers to surround all of you at this time.May your Father, Chance, be soaring softly on Angels wings.My condolences,Sandy Schlesinger

Sandy Schlesinger Jun 19 2019 12:00 AM

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