05/21/04 — DAVID O. LINGLE

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David O. Lingle, 81, of 107 Powers Court, died Wednesday at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville.

A native of Lewistown, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Norman L. and Mary Stuck Lingle and was married to the late Amelia Savage Lingle. Mr. Lingle was the former owner of the Home Builders Supply Company and had served in the United States Marines during World War II. He attended and graduated from Dartmouth College and played minor league baseball with the Boston Red Sox. Mr. Lingle also played baseball with the Goldsboro Goldbugs and was very active in scouting, where he coached Cub Scout softball.

A service to celebrate his life will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church, of which he was a member, on Saturday at 11 a.m. The family will greet friends in the church parlor following the service, and also this evening at the residence. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.

Mr. Lingle is survived by his daughters, Donna Lingle Ray of Raleigh and Barbara Lingle Honeycutt and husband Brooks Honeycutt Jr. of Wilson; his grandsons, Brooks Honeycutt III and William David Honeycutt; his sister, Doris Gross of Lewistown, Pa.; and his brother, Norman Lingle of Akron, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Bob Lingle.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 204 E. Chestnut Street, Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

Arrangements are with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.


Published in Obituaries on May 21, 2004 1:42 PM