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Ralph Edward "Eddie" Tinnin of Pauls Valley passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 68 years.
Eddie Tinnin was born December 4, 1948 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Irvin Edward Tinnin and Odessa Mildred (Brashears) Tinnin. He was raised in the Walker community and attended Wynnewood High School.
Eddie enjoyed the outdoor life including fishing, hunting and driving his tractor. He enjoyed shooting his guns with his kids at the Gun Club. Eddie was a truck driver with lots of friends. He worked for Dolese many years, before going on his own.
Eddie was preceded in death by his parents, Irvin and Mildred Tinnin; his sister, Debra Ann Scott (Tinnin); and daughter in law, Karen Denise Tinnin.
Surviving family include his wife, Deborah Ann Tinnin of the home; daughters Diana Clinton and husband Rickey Clinton of Prattsville, Arkansas, and Colette Tinnin of Wynnewood; sons Jeffrey Tinnin of Wynnewood, Shane Tinnin and wife Dawn Tinnin of Nashville, Tennessee, and Eddie Ellis (Tinnin) and wife Tia Ellis of Midwest City; grandchildren Michelle Howard, Ryan Tinnin, and Spencer Tinnin; sisters Mary Lee Hughes and husband Bob Hughes of Wynnewood, Marie O'Neal and husband Frank O'Neal of Velma, Oklahoma, Kay Henry and husband Jeff Henry of Pauls Valley, and Jaquella Nicholl and husband Bill Nicholl of Carrollton, Texas; brother, Jamie Tinnin and wife Jody Tinnin of Wynnewood; special cousin, Charles Armitage, and niece, Mandi Whitefield Maddox. He has a very large family, too many to list them all. Each of you was loved by him.
Pallbearers at the funeral will be Tony Graves, Rip Graves, Pete Graves, Danny Hamrick, Robert Hamrick, Donny Hensley, and Hank Foster.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 20, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family's guestbook at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 20, 2017
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