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Kenneth D. Tingley, 81, of Terre Haute, was called Home on July 16, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was born to Julius and Ladonna on Nov. 16, 1935.
He is survived by his brothers, Robert and John; and his sister, Ruth.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 26 years, Shirley A. Tingley; his parents; and his brother, Darrell.
Ken was baptized Feb. 6, 1937, at Greenwood Baptist Church, where he has faithfully served as a deacon and as a member of the choir. He graduated from Gerstmeyer High School in 1953.
Children include Anthony (Barbara), Cindy, Kristi (Mike), Kenneth (Lori) and stepson, Greg; grandchildren, Jacob (Rianna), Brooke (Trent), William, John, Josh (Will), Aaron, Lacey (Dustin), Ben, Charlie, Kenny (Heather) and James (Erica); great-grandchildren, Aiden, Maggie, Emma, Ellie, Everett, Tyler, Alyson and Gavyn.
He worked as an independent insurance agent for over 50 years and served on the board of the Vigo County Federal Credit Union.
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 18, 2017, from 4 until 8 p.m. and Wednesday July 19, 2017, from 9 until 10 a.m. at DeBaun Funeral Home on Springhill. Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at 10 a.m. officiated by Dr. Jim Gibson at DeBaun Funeral Home followed by interment at Roselawn Cemetery.
In memory of his many years of service as camp director, the family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Greenwood Baptist Church Camp Fund, 2431 S. 1st St. Terre Haute IN 47802.
Published on July 16, 2017
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