March 10, 1935 - June 26, 2021
Alonzo “Bunt” Tingler, age 86 years, a resident of Whitmer passed away Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Iveagh Trust in Elkins under the care of Mountain Hospice. He was born March 10, 1935 at Whitmer, a son of the late Ted and Ethel Elza Tingler. He is survived by one son, Chad Tingler; two daughters, Jennifer Tingler of Pennsylvania and Cynthia Grooms of Ohio. Two brothers, Lewis Tingler of Bowden and Roy Tingler of Indianapolis, IN and one sister, Geraldine Raines who is a resident of Nella’s Nursing Home in Elkins. Also preceding him in death were three brothers, Hermie, Paul and Corbit Tingler and three sisters, Louise Collett, Donna Irene Zentz and Bonnie Tingler. Mr. Tingler was a Veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam War having served four tours in Vietnam. He was in the military police for twenty-one years and was a recipient of the Bronze Star and other awards during his military career. He then worked as a Federal Air Security Specialist as a Sky Marshal and then retired from the Virginia Prison System where he had worked as a Corrections Officer. He was a member of the VFW and was an avid outdoorsman who loved to deer hunt. Friends may call from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at the Whitmer United Methodist Church at Whitmer. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday, from the church with Rev. Earl Bible officiating. Interment will follow in the Laurel Hill Cemetery. Full military honors will be accorded by members of the West Virginia National Guard Honor Guard Program. Memorial contributions may be made to the Whitmer United Methodist Church, C/O Pam White, P. O. Box 227, Whitmer, WV 26296 in memory of Mr. Tingler. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Alonzo “Bunt” Tingler. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
Alonzo “Bunt” Tingler, age 86 years, a resident of Whitmer passed away Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Iveagh Trust in Elkins under the care of Mountain Hospice. He was born March 10, 1935 at Whitmer, a son of the late Ted and Ethel... View Obituary & Service Information
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