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Mr.  Calvin Leo Tinsley
  • Cal enjoyed the parks and worked in Yellowstone during summers. He loved fishing and enjoyed all the beautiful sites and wildlife the National Parks offer. We suggest memorial contributions be made to: National Parks or National Fish & Wild Foundations
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“So sorry to hear of your loss-loved talking to him-he always kept you on your toes with his quick sense if humor-always had that twinkle in his eye...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Verna Ballard - Bellingham, WA

“Lois,Cal was always a cheerful man with smiling eyes and a warm laugh. I have a few fun pictures of holiday gatherings. He dearly loved his family...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Bonnie Henley - Renton, WA

“I really enjoyed seeing you and Cal at Brian and Chris' family dinners. And I really appreciated how much Cal assisted my nephew, Brian, with home...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Carol Franks - Renton, WA

“Lois, I am so sorry to hear of Cal's passing. I tried to tell Dale but he just doesn't know who I'm talking about anymore. Things certainly change...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm so sorry for your loss . Cal was one of the funniest people I knew and always left a smile on my face , Tena ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: tena brown - sedro woolley, WA

“Dear Lois, We send our condolences to you and your family.... from Livingston ~ ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Lindie Fink / Gibson - Livingston, MT

“So sorry for your loss. My husband Butch knew him well from the ironworker union and I got to know him as well. He was well respected in the union....Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss - Cal will always be remembered as a dear friend and co-worker ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Roger Buss - Bellingham, WA

“We were sorry to learn of Calvin's passing. We enjoyed Calvin and his family at our Perry family reunion. We shall miss him greatly. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Dick & Cara Perry - Livingston, MT


Calvin "Cal" Leo Tinsley, resident of Mount Vernon, Wa. passed away May 15, 2018, at the age of 78 after a courageous battle with cancer. Cal was born on July 3,1939 in Livingston, Montana to Charles and Mary Tinsley. In 1958, he graduated from Park High School and started his career with the Iron Workers Union in 1961 - which he was quickly recognized with his loyal and generous traits. In 1966, Cal and his wife Lois moved to Mount Vernon, Washington where his quick wit and humor brought laughter and smiles to others. Cal is survived by his beloved wife Lois, daughter Christina, son-in-law, Brian, granddaughters, Emma and Makenzie, brother Ralph and sister Sylvia. A Celebration of Cal's Life will take place June 23 (12-4pm) at their home in Mount Vernon.