Lee Roy Lingerfelt, Jr., the son of Lee Roy, Sr., and Hazel (Callaway) Lingerfelt, was born August 7, 1959, in Fairfax, Missouri. He attended Rock Port schools graduating in 1977.
Lee Roy was employed by Blevins Trucking as a driver, hauling agricultural products and as a farm hand with their farming operation. He also helped area farmers during the planting and harvest seasons as well as Mo Valley Ag, Rock Port, and Rock Port city municipalities. During the 1990s, Lee Roy was employed by Doug McCoy travelling throughout the Midwest helping with the wheat harvest. He loved hunting and fishing and in his younger years, excelled at football and baseball and was regarded an excellent pitcher. Lee Roy’s daughter, Drew, was the apple of his eye, and she remained by his side providing care for him until his passing. Lee Roy passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, Missouri, at the age of 59.
Preceding him in death were his father, Lee Roy Lingerfelt, Sr. and sister, Kelly Lingerfelt. Survivors include his children, Drew Lingerfelt, Tarkio, and Dustin Lingerfelt, Council Bluffs, Iowa; granddaughter, Hailee Lingerfelt, Westboro, Missouri; mother, Hazel (Red) Kemerling, Tarkio; siblings, Vicci Molthan, Tarkio, and Quint (Ronda) Lingerfelt, Rock Port; nieces, Quinn Goodman and Morgan Lingerfelt; nephews, Shane and Casey Molthan and Payton Lingerfelt; and great niece, Abagail Goodman.
Private graveside service and interment were held Monday, July 8, 2019, High Creek Cemetery, Watson, Missouri. Memorials may be directed to the Lee Roy Lingerfelt Memorial Fund.
Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com. Services were under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.