Mark D Tindell

July 20, 1951April 29, 2021

Mark D. Tindell, 69, passed away at his home in Bradenton on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Mark was born on July 20, 1951 in Lancaster, Wisconsin to Helen and Keith Tindell. After graduation from Shullsburg High School in Wisconsin, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during Vietnam. He also served in the National Guard where he was in charge of mobilization of the Florida National Guard for Hurricane Andrew. He also served on President Carter’s detail. Mark then went on to serve his community in Blanchardville, Wisconsin as a Police Officer and EMT.

After moving to Florida, Mark became a Tile Setter. He was an avid pool player and golfer. A passion of his was Tae Kwon Do, where he achieved 2nd degree black belt in Okinawa style and taught a karate dojo at the Bradenton Armory.

Those left behind to cherish Mark's memory are his three children, Todd Tindell, Travis Tindell (Amy), and Brenda Cumpston (Blaine); mother, Helen Tindell; mother of his children, JoAnn Tindell; seven grandchildren, Chelsea, Devyn, Rachael, Dillon, Joshua, Rebecca, and Sarah; three great-grandchildren, Kynleigh, Avah, and Zoey; five siblings, Deb Doyle, Tony Tindell, Laura Albright, Harry Tindell, Steve Tindell, and Luke Tindell; and longtime girlfriend, Myra Riggsbee. Mark was preceded in death by his father, Keith; son, Brian; and brother, Jeffrey.

A gathering will be held at Robert Toale & Sons Funeral Home at Manasota Memorial Park on Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 4 until 6 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 2 until 6 p.m. at Mulligans Bar and Grill for family and friends.


15 May

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


5526 15th St E
Bradenton, Florida 34203


  • Gathering

    Saturday, May 8, 2021

  • Eulogy and Funeral Honors

    Saturday, May 8, 2021



Mark D Tindell

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Bob/Charlee Hall

May 8, 2021

Miss you my friend. You left way to early. We will make it up later. The first lemonade is on me. I'll serve it in a coffee cup.
Charlee and I will see you soon.
The Paradise is waiting.

Brenda Cumpston

May 8, 2021

Daddy, this is going to be the hardest day of my life saying goodbye and never seeing you or hearing your voice again you were such amazing person . I loved our talks and I'm forever thankful for always being there for me and I hope you know how much I love you and proud to call you my dad a girl couldn't ask for a better father . You have fought so hard for everyone you loved and everything you believed in. Thank you for fighting for our country you will always be my hero ! #proudveteransdaughter your legacy will live on!!

joann tindell

May 4, 2021

when the kids were little he always called todd curtain crawler he loved to hide behind the drapes and try climbing up them.. travis he called him little rug rat he loved to scoot around in the shag carpet. Brian he called him munchkin his little mouth was always moving like he was munching on something. brenda he always called her his little twerp.