Randall Lee Tinsley


Randall Lee Tinsley, of Prosper, died Oct. 17, 2016, after a battle with cholangiocarcinoma. He was born June 22, 1956 in Dallas, to Elmo and Pattie Tinsley. Randy graduated from Kimball High School in 1974. On Sept. 5, 1986, Randy married Kimberly Ann Baker. They celebrated 30 years of marriage this year and have two daughters, Taylor and Carlee.


Randy was employed with Valspar Corporation until he retired in 2013 after twenty years of service. His most memorable time with the company was when he oversaw their program with NHRA Racing. Randy was an avid collector of Dr. Pepper advertisings and a charter member of the 10-2-4 Dr. Pepper Collectors Club where he served in many roles over the years. He also served on the board of directors of the Dr. Pepper Museum in Waco. Through school, work, his collecting, as a neighbor, or through his daughters’ friends and activities, Randy made lasting friendships with those he met and will be remembered by friends and family.


He is survived by his wife, Kim Tinsley of Prosper; daughters, Taylor Tinsley and Carlee Tinsley, both of Prosper; sister, Cindy Dott of Dallas; brothers, Rod Tinsley and wife Kay of Dallas, Ron Tinsley and wife Annie of Egg Harbor City, New Jersey; nieces and nephews, Sean Tinsley, Timothy Dott and wife Rachael, Kaci Tinsley, Erica Schwarze and husband Alexander, Kara Tinsley and Austin Beavers, Katherine Goller, and Bradley Goller.


Randy is preceded in death by his parents, Elmo and Pattie Tinsley.


A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Oct. 21 at Prosper United Methodist Church.


In lieu of flowers please consider making a memorial donation to the local food pantry, Bethlehem Place. Donations can be made online at bethlehemplace.org or by mail to Bethlehem Place, P.O. Box 441, Prosper, TX 75078.