William Larry Tingen
William Larry Tingen age 71, a resident of Washington, NC died Wednesday, January 3, 2018.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Washington Assembly of God officiated by Gene Woolard. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 PM until the service hour at the church.
Larry was born in Washington, NC on December 2, 1946 the son of the late Kindred Y. Tingen and Rosa Etta Tingen. Mr. Tingen worked for the City of Washington for 33 years until his retirement. Larry was best known and will always be remembered for operating the backhoe or should we say his backhoe at Oakdale Cemetery. He would always keep something going with his wit and humor and he was not to be outdone. He loved animals and loved and spoiled his cat Big Boy. Larry had a strong love for his family and was seldom seen out without his wife Wilma. He especially enjoyed the time he spent with his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife: Wilma W. Tingen of Washington; two daughters: Candis T. Hanson and husband Frank and Nancy L. Tingen and fiancé Michael Wilmoth both of Washington; a son James T. Tingen and wife Tracey of Plymouth; two sisters: Betsy Slade and Faye Smith and four grandchildren: Joshua Hanson, Jamey Tingen, Dylan Tingen and Madison Tingen. Mr. Tingen was preceded in death by a brother: Curtis Tingen and two sisters: Patsy Peay and Bernice Hopkins.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in memory of Larry Tingen to Joseph B. Paul, Jr. FDL c/o 527 E. 6th Street, Washington, NC 27889.
You may share a memory with the family by visiting josephpaulfdl.com.
Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Tingen family.
Washington Assembly of God - Directions
2029 West 5th Street, Washington, NC 27889
- Saturday, January 13, 2018