Billy Wallace Tinker, longtime member of First Baptist Church in Richardson, died Feb. 1. He was 84. Tinker was born in Trumann, Ark., Sept. 20, 1933. He enjoyed a 40-year career as a switchman on the railroad and was a member of First Baptist Church in Richardson 54 years. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Doris Rees Tinker; son Greg and daughter-in-law Jennifer; one granddaughter; one grandson; and one great-grandson. Sisters Ann Ward and Betty Clark and brother John Sydney Tinker Jr. preceded him in death.