Mr. Willie Tom Tinnin better known as “Tic-Tock” was born in Alamance County, NC to the late Mr. Arthur Tinnin and the late Mrs. Lucille Morrow Tinnin. He departed this life on April 20, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loved ones.
He was a graduate of Jordan-Sellars High School and was a longtime cook with Boston’s Sandwich Shop and Carolina Sandwich Shop. He was known to be a talented singer.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife: Carolyn Jean Thompson Tinnin; children; Terry Tinnin, El Diego Tinnin, Xavier Tinnin (Toni) and Shirazette Tinnin ; sisters: Lillie Mae Tinnin, Catherine Tinnin Compton (Eugene), Peggy T. Faucette (Hulon), Geneva Pennington, Barbara Stone and Margaret Vincent (John); 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren along with a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
He now joins his parents, son Samiko Tinnin and siblings: Arthur O. Tinnin, Jr., Odell Tinnin, Othrel Tinnin and Lacy Tinnin what a happy reunion.
Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm with the family greeting relatives and friends from Noon until 1:00pm. The interment will follow the services in North Lawn Cemetery.