Mr. Newton A. Tingler, 87, a resident of Elkins, passed away Monday evening, Sept. 24, 2012. in Nella's Nursing Home.
He was born Nov. 29, 1924, at Osceola, a son of the late Willie K. Tingler and the late Bula V. Whitecotton Tingler.
On Feb. 4, 1950, he was married to Mary Cunningham Tingler, who survives in Elkins.
Also surviving are one son, Joseph Tingler and wife, Christy, of Elkins; and one daughter, Lois Tacy and husband, James, of Beverly. One grandson, Wesley Tacy; one great-granddaughter, Emma Tacy; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Mr. Tingler was the last surviving member of his immediate family and was preceded in death by two brothers, Bruce Tingler and Kermit Tingler; and one sister, Wilma Hetzer.
Mr. Tingler was a farmer and a mail carrier and retired from the United States Forest Service as the caretaker of Spruce Knob Lake. He was a member of North Fork Apostolic Church.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday from the funeral home chapel with Pastor Dewaine Corley officiating. Interment will follow in the Newton and Mary Tingler Family Cemetery at the Sinks of Gandy.
At the request of the family, flowers are to be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made to Vision Worship Center Building Fund, 1612 Lavalette Ave., Elkins, WV 26241, in memory of Mr. Tingler. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Newton A. Tingler. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.