Donald Gene Tinnin
May 26, 1941 - April 9, 2016 Donald Gene Tinnin, born May 26, 1941 in Bakersfield Ca. And left to be with the Lord on April 9, 2016.
He was the son of Glenn and Inez Tinnin.
Don was born and raised in Bakersfield. He was a
very hard worker. He started out working in gas
stations at a young age and eventually found to be a
great master mechanic. He counted 26 jobs in all.
Don was great at everything he did. He and 1st wife
Deena had 3 children and led a great life. He later
Married Naomi and led a wonderful life of 27 years.
Don enjoyed Racing, Cars and Sports to the
fullest. Fishing and camping also. Never missing a
race and knew every racer and crew. Boy he was a
great dancer too and could shake a leg. At age 72 got
his 1st tablet and began casino gaming and loved it.
But mostly he loved his family and friends.
Don fought a long hard fight against cancer never giving
in. His desire to live was strong and he never quit
trying. He will be greatly missed.
He is preceded in death by his parents Glenn, Inez, wife Naomi, His brother Spencer Jr, his son Doug, daughter Natalie, son Gregory. He is survived by his
Daughter Teresa and husband Fred, 6 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, two brothers Bob and Rex and many nieces and great nieces and nephews and many loving friends.
A special thanks to all who came to see him in his last days.
To the best dad in the world " I love you Dad more than anything "
Monday, April 18, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM