Carlton Casher TindleyJune 11, 1933 ~ April 18, 2017 (age 83)
Obituary of Carlton Tindley
Carlton Casher Tindley, AKA’s Pipe, Skace, was born June 11, 1933 in Selbyville. DE to the late Alice Tindley Truitt and Casher Williams. He slipped away peacefully in his sleep on April 18, 2017. He received his education at Selbyville #210C School. He was united in Holy Matrimony to Barbara Taylor on December 21, 1957. They were married 59 years. They were blessed with three (3) sons and four (4) daughters. “Skace” retired from Bennett Security and Legislative Hall in the House of Representatives, after many years of service. He served in the United States Army in Korea as a Quartermaster from 1950-1953. “Skace” was a member of Zoar United Methodist Church in Selbyville, De.
“Skace” loved the Bible and he would debate with others about it.. “Skace” loved singing and writing his own songs like “It’s Revival Time”. He loved making wreaths at Christmas time. He also had a love for cars and had so many that we can only name a few- Cadillac, Mercedes Benz, Jaguar, Camaro, and many more. He loved to dress from head to toe, he was a dressing man. His daily routine was to go to the Food Lion in Selbyville and talk to people almost every day. When he would come home, he would sit outside or either in his car and smoke a pipe. He loved his pipe and that became his nickname. He acted as if he was the richest man in the world, because his ship was on the way in. When the mail truck came he would go to the mail box because his check was sure to be there.
In addition to his parents, Carlton was preceded in death by two brothers, Clinton and Vernon Tindley, one granddaughter, Monique Gibbs and one great granddaughter, Kayla Purnell.
Carlton leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Barbara Tindley; three sons, Barry, Dagsboro, DE; Darryl (Alvina), North Carolina; Bryan, Sr. (Matilda); Millsboro, DE; Four daughters; Carvella Jarmon (Maurice), Malissa Billinger (Andre), Dagsboro, DE; Sherri Snead (James), Millsboro, DE; Lorri Tindley, Dagsboro, DE; 15 Grandchildren, 14 Great-Grandchildren; 1 brother, Frank Truitt (Madeline), Wilmington, DE; 2 sisters Freida Truitt, Lisa Truitt Timmons (Andy), Snow Hill, MD; four Sisters-in-law, Norma Drummond (Sammy), Florida; Brenda White (Rev.Willie) Virginia, Marie Garris, New York, Asia Nock, Delmar, MD; Margaret Jean Tindley, Snow Hill, MD; 2 brothers-in-law, Wayne Taylor (Marsha), Charlotteville, Virginia; Donald Sturgis, Selbyville, DE; 2 special cousins, Etta Moore, Raymond Moore, Selbyville, DE and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Family and friends may call for viewing and visitation on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Calvary Pentecostal Church, N. Worcester Highway, Bishopville, MD. The Celebration of Life service will commence at 1:00 PM. A private committal service, with conferring of military honors, will occur at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro, DE at a later date.
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