James S. "Steve" Dingle (1959 - 2013) died unexpectedly in Atlanta, Georgia on March 23nd, 2013. Steve was a 1977 graduate of Woodham High School in Pensacola, Florida, with a degree from Florida State University and an MBA from Texas A&M University. At the time of his death, Steve resided in The Woodlands, Texas.|
Steve was employed as a Regulatory Strategist with Entergy Services, Inc. for 33 years, having worked for Entergy in New Orleans, Little Rock and Houston.
Steve is survived by his wife, Betty; his mother Joyce Dingle of Pensacola, Florida; his brother Jeff and Jeff's wife Terri of Pensacola, Florida; step sons Matthew Motes and Matthew's wife Alicia of Lafayette, Louisiana; Nathanael Motes and Jackie Echegoyen of Austin, Texas; Grandsons Matthew Motes, Jr, and Jason Motes; and two faithful companions, Thibodeaux and Lulu. Steve had four nieces and five nephews.
Steve is preceded in death by his father, James W. Dingle, Jr.
Steve enjoyed life. He lived life to the fullest, having gotten married later in life. He traveled with his wife Betty and lived fully to his last days, surrounded by friends and loved ones. Steve will be missed by all that knew him.
A memorial service will be held for Steve from 11am to 2pm, April 6th, 2013 at Bella Rose, 15833 Old Conroe Rd, Conroe, Texas.
Donations may be made on Steve's behalf to the United Way.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Apr. 3, 2013