Thomas Josiah (Jody) Tingey, 82, died Sept, 11, 1970 of natural causes at his home in Kaysville, Utah.
He was bishop of Woodruff Ward, Scout commissioner of South Ogden Stake and a member of the Buena Ventura Chapter, Sons of the Utah Pioneers. He engaged in general merchandising, farming and stock raising. For a number of years he was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad Co. and with Hill Air Force Base. He served a mission to New Zealand.
A Utah legislator from Rich County, he also operated real estate and motel rental properties.
Mr. Tingey was born May 16, 1888 to Thomas Josiah, Sr. and Annie Cox Tingey. He married Rowena Cook, May 21, 1921 in the Salt Lake Temple. She died June 27, 1967.
The survivors include: Willard C., Salt Lake City; Grant C., Spanish Fork; Mrs. Gordon (Mavis) Duke, Provo; Mrs. Allen (Gennett) Brueckner, Mrs. Wendell (Roka) Raymond, both of Ogden; 17 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brothers, sisters, Harold, Mrs. Harold (Louise) Randall, both Ogden; Francis Woodruff; Mrs. Alfred (Ada) Randall, Centerville; Mrs. Dale (Walora) Rees, Lyman, Wyo.; Mrs. Zula Black, Evanston, Wyo.
Funeral services were held in the Kaysville Second Ward and additional services in the Woodruff Ward. Burial was in the Woodruff Cemetery.Recommend0 recommendationsPublished in