Rick Lingle, 65, of Fort Bridger, died early Friday morning due to an ongoing heart condition.
He was born in Hot Springs, S.D., son of Mary Lou Lingle and the Late Ellsworth Richard Lingle.
He was happily married to Linda Lee Lingle for 25 years.
Rick is survived by his wife, Linda; a daughter, Julie Slaugh of Green River; a son, Derral Slaugh (Cindy) of Rawlins; a son, Deen Slaugh (Dustie) of Millburne; a son, Richard Lingle (Trudi) of Buffalo; a son, Wyatt Lingle (Misti) of Mountain View; a daughter, Ashlee Rice of Westminster, Colo.; a son, Jeremiah Lingle of West Point, Utah; a son, Clay Rice (Fawn) of Robertson; 18 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; a sister, Candice Long of Eden; and his mother, Mary Lou Lingle of Fort Bridger.
Rick was preceded in death by his father, Ellsworth R. Lingle; a sister, Winnie Goldsberry; a sister, Hazel Barnes; grandfather, George E. Lingle; grandfather, Pete Morgan; grandmother, Hazel Morgan.
Rick enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding horses, camping, riding four-wheelers and shooting. He loved to work on vehicles with his sons and would talk to just about anyone who would listen. But most of all, Rick loved spending time with his family.
He was a member of the NRA, American Legion and Miners Association.
He was an Air Force Veteran and served in Turkey during the Vietnam War.
Rick worked at FMC for 36 years, from 1977 to 2013.
Services for Rick were held on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at the Urie Stake Center followed by a salute at the Legion Hall. The family would like to thank the community for their outpouring of support during this time.