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Roy Dale Lingenfelter

July 19, 1952 — December 6, 2023

Roy D. “OZ” Lingenfelter, 71, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at Osage Nursing Manor in Osage City.


Roy Dale Lingenfelter was born July 19, 1952, the son of Harold LeRoy and Ethel Pearl (Baysinger) Lingenfelter. He attended grade school at Whittier in Emporia and Harmony Hill rural grade school, outside of Olpe. He attended Olpe High School before moving to Osawatomie where he graduated.


He was joined in marriage to Sherry Utley and they later divorced. To this union, a daughter was born, Elizabeth, the light of his life. Elizabeth preceded him in death in 2002 at the age of 17.


He worked for Emporia Livestock and various construction companies, also worked for Walt Stotler at Stotler Welding and for Ray Miller at Star Construction.


OZ was an avid gardener, hunter and had a lifelong love of fishing, he also enjoyed playing guitar and picking his banjo and Sunday morning pitch games with his friends.


He is survived by his sister, Mary Johnson of Cowpens, South Carolina; a brother, Richard Lingenfelter of Miller, Kansas and many nieces and nephews.


Roy was also preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Viola Pearl Odgers and two brothers, Darrell Dean and Harold Gene Lingenfelter.


Memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home in Lebo. Cremation has taken place. Private inurnment will be held later. Memorial to Kansas Prairie Pickers and Kansas Wildlife and Parks and sent in care of Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home, P.O. Box 43, Lebo, KS 66856. Condolences may be expressed at Vanarsdalefs.com.



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Wednesday, December 13, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home - Lebo

107 West 6th Street, Lebo, KS 66856

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Wednesday, December 13, 2023

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Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home - Lebo

107 West 6th Street, Lebo, KS 66856

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