Billy Jack "Appleknocker" Tindle
Passed away on October 28, 2013 at the age of 81. He is preceded in death by his parents; Bill and Katie Tindle, his brothers; Bobby Dean and Melvin Tindle. He is survived by his wife; Shelby Tindle, sons; Steven Tindle and Johnny Tindle. Daughters; Mary Ruth Barnett and Cathy Tindle Craig. Sister; Brenda Fouche. Brothers; Jerry Tindle, Don Tindle, Randy Tindle and Tim Tindle. 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was a lifelong member of I.A.M. local 359. He dedicated his life to advancing the labor movement and to community service. Funeral service will be on Friday Nov. 1 at 1:00 P.M. with a visitation on Thursday evening from 5:00 until 7:00. Both will be at Patterson-Forest Grove Funeral Home, with Burial in Forest Grove Memorial Gardens. Bro. Nolan Gross and Bro. Tim Tindle officiating. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Pine Ridge Baptist Church building fund.
Ginger Reid Caffee
My heart and prayers go out to your family
I'm gonna miss you appleknocker!
Everyone who ever met Billy Tindle loved him. He was one of the finest men that I have ever known. Labor has lost a true friend, he worked tirelessly for us all. Rest in peace my brother. God bless your sweet family.
A great man who meant so much to so many. Leaves a great legacy for the Labor movement plus. A dear friend along with his family. Rest in piece my brother.
I am so very sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort give you the peace that excels all thought through the power of heartfelt prayer and his word, the Bible at this difficult time. (Philippians 4:6,7)