Obituary of Paul Tinsley

Paul Everett Tinsley, age 84, resident of Bronson, KS, died Sunday, November 19, 2023, at Moran Manor Nursing Home, Moran, KS.  He was born April 6, 1939, 6 miles southeast of Blue Mound, KS, on the family farm, the son of Everett “Ebb” and Edith Marie Stewart Tinsley.

He graduated from Moran high school.  Paul married Beth Ann Glasgow on May 25, 1959, in Lone Elm, KS.  She preceded him in death on October 14, 2020.

Paul worked his entire career for the Local Union #101 Pipe Liner’s Union Kansas City.  He enjoyed raising coon dogs and hunting.  He was a lifetime member of the Treeing Walker Breeders and Fanciers Association of the U.S. and Canada, as well as the NRA.  Paul was also a member of the Mirza Shrine and Masonic Lodge as well as the Xenia Baptist Church.


Survivors include three children, Paula Ann Vincent, Everette Allen Tinsley, and James Bradford Tinsley; four grandchildren, David Paul Vincent, Deianeira Vincent, Danee’ Vincent, and Alex Lee Lukenbill; a brother, Kenneth Tinsley, and wife Donnell; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Wilma Johnson, and his parents.


Rev. Chuck Russell will conduct funeral services at 10:30 AM Monday, November 27th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Bronson Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 AM until service time Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the Paul Tinsley Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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