BURLINGTON - James Daniel Tingen, 85, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at the Hospice Home surrounded by his family. He was a native of Alamance County and was the husband of 62 years to Vidie Barbee Tingen, who survives.
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James retired after more than 35 years from Tower Hosiery Mills. He was a member of Powerline Church of the Nazarene, where he sang in the church choir, mowed the church lawn and was a greeter. He attended Bethel United Methodist Church, where he helped in various capacities. James enjoyed antique cars and mowing yards for his family, friends and neighbors. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Survivors include his wife, Vidie Barbee Tingen of the home; son, Jimmie Tingen and wife, Ruby, of Burlington; daughter, Janice Black and husband, Jerry, of Liberty; grandchildren, Jim Tingen and wife, Angie, Jeremy Black and wife, April, and Jessica Black; great-grandchildren, Allison Tingen, Allen James Tingen and Cooper Black. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Thomas and Tabbie Duncan Tingen; five sisters and four brothers.
A service to celebrate his life will be held Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Dr. Tim Taylor and the Rev. Renee Burnette. The burial will follow at Alamance Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Mar. 30 to Mar. 31, 2013