Dr. Robert Eugene Lingle of Statesboro, GA went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Dr. Robert was born August 27, 1932 to the late Samuel H Lingle and Della I Ditzel. A graduate of Messiah College, Stetson University and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Robert pastored churches in Florida, South Carolina, Massachusetts and Virginia before retiring to Georgia in 1997. He loved the Lord, he loved his family and friends, he loved his church and he will be missed.
He is survived by his bride of 65 years, Gloria Patricia Babcock Lingle and their six children, Bob (and wife, Amy), Steve (and wife, Laurel), Karen (and husband, Rick), Rick, David (and wife Luanne), Christine and 22 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers Don and Ron Lingle and sister Sandra McCuller.
Visitation/Memorial-Celebration Services will be held at Eastern Heights Baptist Church, 23805 US Highway 80 East, Statesboro, GA on Saturday, March 2. Visitation begins 11 AM followed by the Memorial Celebration Service at 12 Noon.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to American Cancer Society, Serve International and/or Eastern Heights Baptist Church.
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.