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Roy Amos Lingerfelt

Roy Amos Lingerfelt
  • October 8, 1933 - February 12, 2020
  • Connelly Springs, North Carolina

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Roy Amos Lingerfelt, 86, of Connelly Springs, departed this life to his heavenly home on Wednesday February 12, 2020 following a brief period of declining health.
Amos was born on October 8, 1933 in Burke County to the late George Lingerfelt and Lily Speagle Lingerfelt. He was retired from the maintenance department with the State of North Carolina, and was a member of First Baptist Church Hildebran. Amos loved the Lord and he loved his family. He witnessed to his caretakers in the hospital and told them all how proud he was of his children and grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers, Bill Lingerfelt and Paul Lingerfelt; his half-sisters, June Shuford, Mary Young, Ruth Aiken and Bobbie (Sadie) Liptrap; and two half-brothers, George (GH) Lingerfelt and Zinn (ZT) Lingerfelt.
Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Young Lingerfelt of the home; his daughter, Toni Turner and husband Tracy of Connelly Springs; his son, Bruce Lingerfelt and wife Lisa of Connelly Springs; granddaughters, Charli Toney and husband Chris of Morganton, Dakota Williams and husband Josh of Connelly Springs, Mindy Patton and husband Ben of Marion, Lacy Williams and husband Adam of Buena Vista, Va; a grandson, Brett Lingerfelt of Connelly Springs; great-grandchildren, Ryleigh Toney, Landon Toney, Jade Williams, Jake Patton, Truett Patton, Abel Williams, Asher Williams, Adah Williams, Ammiel Williams and Amos Williams.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday February 15, 2020 in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese, with Rev. Jerry Lingerfelt and Rev. Adam Williams officiating. Interment will follow at First Baptist Church Hildebran Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 10:00-11:00 AM Saturday at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese.
Pallbearers will be Mike Starnes, Reggie Abernethy, Hal Dameron, Donald Guin, Danny Bailey, James Lail, Jim Setzer and Sonny Abernathy.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to his nephew Brand Lingerfelt of Icard Township Fire and Rescue, and the ICU nurses at Frye Regional Medical Center; Jamie, Jennifer and April for their care and kindness.
Memorial contributions may be made to Franklin Graham's Samaritans Purse, PO Box 3000 Boone, NC 28607.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at
Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the family.