Matthew Brian Tinney, 50, of Galveston, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Dickinson, TX. He was born April 6, 1963, in Galveston, to Meredith and Jo Rene Tinney. In his lifetime, he worked as a carpenter and a landscaper. Matthew enjoyed the outdoors and the thrill of living life to the fullest.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Jo Rene Tinney; and grandparents, George and Pauline Tinney and Joseph Youngblood and Irene Knight Youngblood Allen.
He is survived by his father, Meredith Tinney; sister, Paula Jo Lasko and husband Stephen; brothers, Stephen Tinney; Mark Tinney; Jeffery Tinney; and Gregory Tinney and wife Aida. He is survived by his children, Brian Tinney and wife, Gracie; Jeremy Tinney; and Siara Tinney and his three grandchildren, Haylie Tinney, Madison Tinney, and Luke Tinney. Matthew is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Matthew’s family will receive visitors after 5:00 pm, Friday, July 26th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A prayer service will be held at 6:30 pm.
Funeral service will be 1:00 pm, Saturday, July 27th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home with Father John Paul Flajole, OFM, officiating. A private burial will be held at a later date.