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Wallace Leland "Chuck" Tingler
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    3461 Ladysmith Road
    Ruther Glen, VA

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1 of 17 | Posted by: Steve and Rosey Taylor - Louisa, VA

“Randy and Family,I'm so sorry to hear of Chuck's passing. During my time in Louisa, Chuck was always a pleasure to work with, and his dedication to...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Brian Marks - Hartfield, VA

“I'm so sorry to hear that Chuck passed away. My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Doris Durrette - Woodford, VA

“Dear Pepper and family,I am so sorry for your loss and pray for God's peace and presence for all those your dad left behind.With deepest sympathy...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Lynda Tate - Ruther Glen, VA

“I was saddened to read about Mr. Tingler's passing. All of the family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Toby Blatt - Mechanicsville, VA

“We are so sorry for your loss. He was a great neighbor and friend who will surely be missed by all who knew him. Our prayers are with all of you. ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Charles & Judi Moore - VA

“Mr.Tingler's legacy of honor and kindness are brightly shining through your families.A great man indeed.Our love and prayers are with you. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Nick & Marge Polivka - Woodford, VA

“Mrs. Tingler and FamilyA person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds, through us, they...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: mary woolfolk - ruther glen, VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Mr. Tingler was my 'across the road' neighbor for many years here in Ladysmith. ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Francine Whittaker - Ruther Glen, VA

“My condolences to the Tingler Family. I have been knowing Ms. Tingler and Pat for years. In every conversation Mr. Tingler was mentioned. It...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Sharon Smith - WOODFORD, VA

“Our thoughts are with the family at this time of loss. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Kevin and Cathy Swisher - Milton, FL

“Our Sympathy and Love to you, Wayne, in the loss of your brother. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Shirley Hall - Glen allen, VA

“Pepper so sorry for the loss of your dad and I had so hoped I would be able to attend service but Douglas is in the hospital. dyntz ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Carolyn Javins - Family Friend

“Sorry for loss of your dad (Randy) and uncle (Lee). ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Ed and Shannon Pounders

“Sorry to hear of the loss of your dad (Randy) and uncle (Lee)). Shannon and Ed Pounders ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“For Pepper, Betsy, Micky, Lee and Megan and the Tingler Family, condolences on the passing of Mr. Tingler. His CPA firm was one of the first in the...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Sue Sargeant - Fredbg, VA

“I'm so sorry for the loss of your love one Mr.Tingler was always a very nice, kind man prayers go out to the whole family ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Sheila Farmer - Gaston, NC


Wallace Leland "Chuck" Tingler, 82, peacefully departed this life on October 7, 2017 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
A public visitation and reception will be held from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesday, October 10th at Storke Funeral Home, 111 South Main Street, Bowling Green, Va. The family will have a private viewing and service from 1:00 – 2:00 PM.

Chuck was born on April 5, 1935 in Covington, Virginia. His family moved to Caroline County where he graduated from C.T. Smith High School and where he met and married the love of his life, Fannie Lee Driver. They were married for 63 years.

Chuck served his country in the Virginia Army National Guard. He attended the University of Richmond night school where he studied accounting and in 1961 passed the Virginia Board of Accountants test to become a Certified Public Accountant. He later became a guest lecturer at the University. In 1963 he joined Mitchell, Wiggins & Company and over the next 25 years rose through the ranks to become a partner in the firm. In 1992, Chuck, along with Nancy Miller, acquired the Fredericksburg area practice of Mitchell Wiggins under the firm name of Tingler and Miller. The firm later became Tingler, Miller and Guy. He retired from public accounting in 2001, but started a new career in real estate and philanthropy when he became the Chairman of the Board of both William A. Cooke, Incorporated and the William A. Cooke Foundation. In 2003 he was inducted as an honorary member of the American Institute of Certified Accountants.
He enjoyed coaching his sons in baseball, fishing with his grandchildren, watching his beloved Atlanta Braves with Fannie Lee, and spending time with his friends and family. He was actively involved in volunteering for many years with County Line Baptist Church, the Ladysmith Ruritan Club, Caroline Little League, and the Louisa Education Foundation.

Chuck is survived by his wife, Fannie Lee Tingler; his children, Wallace L. "Pepper" Tingler, Jr. (Betsy), Patricia L. Lewis, Theresa L. Tingler, Randall L. Tingler (Jean), and Bernard Lawrence "Larry" Tingler (Penny); his 13 grandchildren, Lee , Micky, Megan, Don, Daniel, Tyler, Kiki, Maria, Lewis, Ashley, Madelyn, Rich, and Edward; 10 great grandchildren, his brother, Wayne Tingler (Sherry) and two sisters, Frances Samples and Martha Hurst (Don); his nieces, nephews, friends, and colleagues. Chuck was preceded in death by his parents George W. and Iva Carper Tingler and his son-in-law, Edward Arthur Lewis, Jr.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to VCU Massey Cancer Center, Post Office Box 843042, Richmond, VA 23284-3042 or County Line Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3461 Ladysmith Road, Ruther Glen, VA 22546.
Arrangements were provided by Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green, VA.