Darl R. Tingley

June 03, 1939 ‒ October 28, 2020

Fredericktown, Ohio

Darl R. Tingley, age 81 of Fredericktown, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at his residence.  He was born on June 3, 1939 in Mansfield, Ohio to the late Charles and Corrine (Roether) Tingley.

Darl loved farming, and being a 4-H leader.  He was a township trustee and an elder at Pleasant Grove Church of Christ.  Darl retired from American Electric as a toolmaker.  He was a member of the Kokosing Valley Tractor Club and owner of a threshing machine which was demonstrated at the Knox County Fair and various festivals around the county.  His hobby was restoring antique John Deere tractors and working with wood.  Darl was a member of the American Legion Post 500 in Fredericktown. He was a 32 degree Mason and member of the Thrall Lodge #170 in Fredericktown, Knights Templar, Royal Arch Mason and Kam Ram Groto.

He is survived by his loving wife, Judy (Hunt) Tingley; sons, Dwight (Eric Dupler) Tingley, Brad Tingley, Jerry (Stephanie) Cook;  daughters, Darlene (Cliff) Romine, Julie Haldeman;  grandchildren; Madison and Andrea Romine, Aaron (Melanie) Haldeman, Lindsey (Steve) Sikora, Garrett (Hailey) Haldeman, Joshua (Megan) Cook, Jordan Cook, Austin Cook; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Along with his parents Darl is preceded in death by his first wife Patricia Tingley; mother in law, Ruth Staley; father in law, Walter Staley; sister and brother in law, Carrol (Donald) Ryan.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, November 2, 2020 from 3-6 pm at the Snyder Funeral Home; 33 E. College Street, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019, with a masonic service starting at 6 pm.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 11:00 am.  Burial will follow in Shauck Cemetery with Military honors provided by the Richland County Joint Veterans Service.

Memorial contributions may be made to:  Waterford Church of Christ, 20545 Waterford Road, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019.

The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Darl R. Tingley.



  • So sorry for your loss! Thinking of you all with thoughts and prayers. Deepest Sympathy to the Family!

  • Judy so sorry for the loss of you beloved husband .You are in my thoughts and prayers ! God Bless you and your family , and you have my deepest Sympathy 💐

  • Dear Judy and Family, This is such sad news. Daryl was such a nice man, and he will be sorely missed. He “fought the good fight” with you by his side and now he is at peace. Hope there are tractors in Heaven, so that he can return to his love of farming. Our thoughts are with you, your families, and friends. Daryl had an impact on anyone he met, and he won’t be forgotten. Sending our deepest sympathy and friendship to all. Sincerely, Susan and Dick Huggins/Fredericktown

  • To the Tingley Family: Our special thoughts are with you at this time. We have great memories of the years past, that we shared with Darl. Especially with his love of tractors and his talent of restoring them to show room quality. That was an envy of most that saw the finished product. His love of farming and farm life was molded in his personality, He always had a smile and a friendly greeting every time we met and got to visit. Our sincere sympathy to all the family.

  • I am so sorry to hear of Darl’s passing. I hope you can all find comfort in knowing that he is no longer suffering. He was a wonderful man, and a great conversationalist. It was a privilege knowing him.

  • Brad praying for you and your family at this time of loss. To be abscent this body is to be present with the lord. Praying 🙏🏾❤️

  • I am so sorry for your loss…Love and prayers during this difficult time.
    Brad, I’ll be keeping you in my thoughts.

  • Judy & family

    So sorry to learn of Darl’s passing. So many memories of tractor club and threshing with him at Centerburg. He will be missed.

  • Judy,
    You are in my prayers. May your beautiful memories of Darl, help you remain as courageous and joyful, as you have always been.

    You are amazing! Let me know if you need anything!

  • Judy and family, so very sorry to hear this! Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you!

  • Prayers for the family and friends Darl loved. May you find comfort in the memories you shared.

  • Sorry to hear of Darl’s passing. Many good memories of talking with him. He will be missed.

  • So sorry for your loss! Thoughts and prayers are with you. Deepest Sympathy to the Family!