Thurman “T” Tinsley of Van Buren died Sunday, April 23, 2017, in Crowley, Texas. He was a World War II veteran, owner of T Tinsley and Son Co. and widower of Joy Carol Tinsley.

He is survived by sons, Joseph, David, Tim, Paul, Philip and Ben Tinsley; daughters, Joyce Tinsley and Tommie Wicker; brother, Arthur Munn; 33 grandchildren and several great- and great-great-grandchildren.

Viewing will be noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Davis Funeral Chapel in Fort Worth, Texas. Burial will be at Veterans National Cemetery in Dallas.

Memorial contributions may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital.