Paul Franklin Tindle, 92 of Plant City passed away December 30, 2018 at his home.
Born in Plant City, he was the son of the late Clifford and Rosia Sanders Tindle.
He was also preceded in death by his children, Phyllis Richards and Craig Trentham; siblings, Nita Miller, Iris Smallwood, Louise Jenkins, Jenelle Vaughn, Elizabeth Dean, Mickey Martindale and Mary Jo Rodgers.
His survivors include his beloved wife of 28 years, Beverly Mills Tindle; children, James Tindle (Linda), Paul Tindle II; sister, Virginia Ruth Griffin; ten grandchildren, and twelve great grandchildren.
Paul was a member of the First Baptist Church of Plant City, a US Navy Corpsman/Medic, a three time city commissioner and mayor for Plant City.
He also worked as a property appraiser for Hillsborough County for 19 years, an insurance agent with Gulf Life, as a switchman and electrical contractor for Coastline Railroad, and owned and farmed 52 acres across from the high school. He enjoyed working with his hands.
Paul was also a member of Gideons, the American Legion, and a Mason at The Olin S. Wright Lodge.
The family will begin receiving friends at 10am, Monday, January 7, 2019, First Baptist Church of Plant City, 3309 James L. Redman Pkwy with a funeral at 11am.
The family would like to thank the following who lovingly served Paul: Dr. A. John Saranko and staff, Dr. A.M. Hossain and staff, the staff of the infusion department at South Florida Baptist Hospital, and Seasons Hospice and staff.
If desired donations may be made in Paul’s Memory to First Baptist Church of Plant City’s Building Fund.
Online condolence may be left for the family at haught.care.