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Thursday January 28th, 2021
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Kenneth Lee Lingerfelt

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.

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Miss Sweet Darla and family, he loved you all so much. I admired his positivity despite the challenges. My heart aches but rejoices at the same time, because he is with our Heavenly Father. Much love and prayers to you all. Virginia Owens

Virginia Owens Feb 1 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Darla, I worked with Ken at Starr Regional for many years, He was a very kind man. Several years ago around 1992 I was pregnant with my first child, I asked Ken if he could make me two shelves for my nursery, he did and I loved them. I pray for you and your family, I know he will be missed.

Kathy Sampson Waller Jan 29 2021 12:00 AM

Darla and family, I am so sorry to hear about Ken. But now he is healed and no longer in pain. We had some great times growing up in Clearwater. I know you had a wonderful 48 years of marriage and will miss him so much. Thankful you have a wonderful family to help you. Love and prayers for all of you.
Sherry Estes

Sherry Estes Crye Jan 28 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Lingerfelt

Karen Gail Adams & Reva Shultz Jan 28 2021 12:00 AM

So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you during this difficult time.

Carolyn and Jimmy Curtis Jan 27 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Lingerfelt

Wanda Nelson Jan 27 2021 12:00 AM

Thinking of you in your time of loss. I enjoyed working with Ken at the hospital. He was kind and always had a smile. He would do anything for his family and co workers. Love and prayers

Curtis and Michelle Jan 27 2021 12:00 AM

kenneth was a good man and a good friend when we were younger. so sorry to hear of his passing. may he rest in the arms of god. sorry for your loss darla.

mike henderson Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Lingerfelt

tammy foster Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM