July 3, 2013

Thomas Ray Tinnel “Tommy”, age 69, of Speedwell, Tn passed away July 1, 2013.

He is preceded in death by his parents: Richard and Loucinda (Smith) Tinnel, Brothers: Floyd , Haskel, and J.R. Tinnel and sister: Ida Mae Dunn.

Tommy attended Cumberland Hope Community Church and enjoyed a life of hunting, fishing and antique car shows.

He loved to share a laugh, a story, or a prank with anyone he met.

Tommy was the owner/operator of Tommy Tinnel Body Shop for many years. He also retired from the Claiborne County School System after 30 years of service.

Tommy is survived by his loving wife of 51 years: Faye Tinnel; Daughter: Angie Poteet and son-in-law Tony Poteet; Daughter: Lori Dossett and son-in-law David Dossett; Grandchildren: Chris and Corey Poteet, Dakota, Bryce, and Bo Dossett; Numerous nieces, nephews and many special friends.

Pastor Billy Smith will officiate with Greg Vibbert providing the music.

Visitation will be Wednesday July 3, 2013 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Reece Funeral Home and Valley Chapel.

Funeral Service will be Wednesday July 3, 2013 at 8:00 pm following the visitation.

Burial will be in the Greasy Hollow Cemetery on Thursday July 4, 2013 at 11:00am in Speedwell, Tn.

Reece Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. 423-869-3651 or www.reecefh.com