Kenneth Lee Lingerfelt, age 68 of Athens, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at his residence.
A native and life-long resident of Athens he was a son of the late Jefferson Ralph and Ada-Sue Lee Woods Lingerfelt, and was preceded in death by an infant brother, Donald Lingerfelt.
He was of the Baptist Faith, was employed as an Electrical Engineer at TVA for 10 years and at Starr Regional Medical Center for 26 years. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Vietnam Conflict.
Wife of 48 years, Darla Lingerfelt;
3 children and spouses; Shawn Lee and Heather Smith Lingerfelt of Athens
Stephanie Cherai and Scott Miller of Athens, Jeremy Heath and Jill Presley Lingerfelt of Ten Mile;
1 brother and sister-in-law; Ricky Joe and Cathy Lingerfelt of Athens;
6 grandchildren, Brayden Lee Lingerfelt, Makenzie Rose Lingerfelt, Jeremy Austin Cline, Gavin Chase Lingerfelt, Annie Presley Moser, Lexi Paige Miller
Several Nieces and Nephews
Funeral Services will be 7:00 PM Thursday, January 28, 2021 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Greg Hutsell officiating. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Friday, January 29, 2021 at Clearwater Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Shawn Lee Lingerfelt, Jeremy Lingerfelt, Brayden Lingerfelt, Scott Miller, Gavin Lingerfelt and Jeremy Austin Cline. The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Thursday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Kenneth-Lingerfelt.
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.