Steve Tinch, age 75 of LaFollette passed away Friday, February 25th, 2022. Steve attended church at Mt. View Baptist Church. He was an electrician for many years. Later started Ironstone Pottery, employing numerous people. Loved fishing, gardening, and most of all he loved being with his family and friends. Preceded in death by parents: Haskell and Martha Turner Tinch.


Wife of 57 years: Judith Tinch

Son: Von Tinch and wife Tonya

Grandsons: Wesley Tinch and wife Courtney, Calan Tinch and wife Heather

Great-Grandchildren: Ayden and Annabelle Tinch, Genesis and Zola Hanley, and Eli Fultz.

Brother: Winton Tinch and wife Linda

Very special family member: Mary Helen Barmer

Along with several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Friends may stop by Cross-Smith Funeral Home Tuesday, March 1st from 10 AM – 7 PM to sign register book, pick up a memorial card, and view memorial DVD. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

Condolences may be given online at

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home