Jess M. Tinch Jr
MATTOON - Jess M. Tinch Jr., 87, of Mattoon, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon.
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He was born Jan. 17, 1919, in Decatur, the son of Jess and Kathryn Hopkins Tinch Sr. He married Mary Mildred "Midge" Rardin in 1947, in Henderson, Ky.; she died in 1999.
Mr. Tinch was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during World War II, and attained the rank of boatswain mate first class. He retired as a salesman and former club manager of the Mattoon VFW Post 4325.
Survivors: son, Douglas (wife, Patricia) Tinch of Springfield, and two grandchildren.
Services: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Schilling Funeral Home, Mattoon, the Rev. Dr. Mark Prevo officiating. Burial: Dodge Grove Cemetery.