Jan Frank Lingle Sr.

August 12, 1948 ~ August 20, 2020 (age 72)

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Mr. Jan Frank Lingle, Sr., age 72, of Monroe, North Carolina, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020 at his residence.

The Celebration of Life Service will be conducted 11:00 AM Saturday, August 29, 2020at Davis Funeral Chapel, 1003 East Franklin Street, Monroe, North Carolina .
Due to Covid 19, Mr Lingle requested a private service at the funeral home.

Mr. Lingle was born on August 12, 1948, in Union County, North Carolina, a son of the late John Hughes Lingle Sr and the late Ruth Walters Lingle Hilton. 

Jan was raised by the late Mary R. Lingle  . He was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Hughes Lingle and a brother, John Hughes Lingle, Jr.

Jan had great faith in God and loved his family. He had 41 years of dedicated service with CSX transportation  and 
ACW Railroad. After retirement, he enjoyed being a disc jockey playing his favorite beach tunes.  He was know as the  nite owl on air.   He later drove for Union County Transportation. 

Survivors include his loving wife of 54 years, Vivian Jones Lingle of Monroe; a daughter Donna Dee Lingle of Monroe; sons, Jan Frank (Chip) Lingle Jr and wife Kim of Monroe, Ian Stephen Lingle and wife Ashlyn of Monroe;  sisters, Vicki Hilton Plyler and husband Doug of Waxhaw, Julia Hilton of Charlotte and Terri Lingle Mills of Monroe, Beth Lingle of Monroe, and Pat Hilton Cooper and husband Jim of Waxhaw; brother Rick Hilton and wife Julie of Chesterfield, SC; brother in law, Donald Jones and wife Cathy of Monroe.
Grandchildren Austin, Brandon,Camdan, Chase, Faith and John, Aria, Oliver, Trowa; numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr Lingle wanted to give a special Thank you to Hospice of Union County and his family for caring for him in his home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Chidlrens Research Hospital, the Community Shelter of Union County, Union County Animal Shelter or to Ground 40

The service will be videoed and available on the family  Facebook feed.

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Funeral Service
August 29, 2020

11:00 AM
Life Service (East Franklin Street, North Carolina)

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