Lamoine Tinnin

Belleville | Wednesday, September 23 2020 |

Lamoine Eudean Tinnin, 84, passed away at 11:52 a.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at Belleville Memorial.  He was born on June 28, 1936, in Sorento, the son of the late Robert Mason and Viola Jane (Knapp) Tinnin. 

He married the former Connie Crawford on September 24, 1998, and she survives.  Other survivors include a daughter and son in law: Peggy and Dan Wayman of Florissant, Missouri, two sons and daughters in law: Terry and Peggy Tinnin of Summerville, South Carolina, Bradley and Tara Tinnin of St. Louis, Missouri, two step daughters and their husbands: Jennifer and Eric Reynolds of Belleville, Elizabeth and Christian Donaldson of Collinsville, his grandchildren: Tara, David, Nancy, Terry Jr., Laura, Stella, Sylvia, Amelia, Chelsea, Cassandra, Sean Michael, his great grandchildren: Ryley, Grayson, Camryn, Lainey, Charlotte, John, Binx, Forrest, Catie, Lily, Guinevere, a brother in law and sister in law: Harold and Kathryn Long, a sister in law: Ruth Tinnin, many nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.

Lamoine worked out of the Carpenter’s Union for many years and was a construction supervisor for Hellrung Construction and Barton Construction and he retired from Conoco in 1998.  He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.  He loved his family, woodworking, and going to church.  He was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Branson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Verna Jean Long Tinnin and his siblings: Mary Edna, Hazel Leola, Irene, Ira Benjamin “Sonny”, Ruth Geraldine “Geri”, Allen Leon, and Dwayne Eugene “Gene”.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

Memorials are suggested to St. Louis Children's Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 955423, St. Louis, Missouri, 63195-5423 and can be found online at 

Online guestbook available at

Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.

Obit Provided By:
Pitchford Funeral Home

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