Clarence G. Pingleton, 87, of Berea, passed Oct. 11, 2017, at Pruitt Health, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.
He was born in Rockcastle County, on Jan. 24, 1930, to the Late John and Nannie Wilmot Pingleton.
He served in the Korean War. He was retired from Parker Seal after 34 years. He was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by: his wife of 67 years Evelyn Rucker Pingleton; a son, James (Donna) Pingleton of Berea; a daughter, Gail (James) Clayton of Tunnel Hill, Ga; a grandson, Jason (Kelly) Azbill of Tunnel Hill Ga.; a granddaughter, Melissa Pingleton of Berea; a great-granddaughter Kaitlynne Azbill of Tunnel Hill Ga.; and a step granddaughter, Stephanie Clayton of Tunnel Hill, Ga.
He is also survived by: a brother, Arnold (Ruth) Pingleton of Crab Orchard: a sister, Lula Jenkins of Pensacola, Fla.; six nieces; and one nephew. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Pauline Pingleton, and a brother-in-law, Carl Jenkins.
Visitation for Clarence will be Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, from 6-9 p.m. at Lakes Funeral Home, Funeral service will be Monday 1 p.m. with Rev. Greg Lakes officiating, burial will be in Madison Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers; Mike Moberly, Glen Roberts, Larry Kidwell, Bobby Blanton, Carl Pingleton and Shawn Pingleton.
Published on October 12, 2017