Bruce Pingleton, 46

Bruce E. Pingleton, 46,  North Manchester, died at 2:42 p.m. on Jan. 18, in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was born May 4, 1967 in Wabash, to Carl E. and Mary Louise (Greene) Pingleton.  They are deceased.

On Sept. 22, 1990, he married Linda S. Emerick.  She survives. Bruce graduated from Manchester High School in 1985 and attended Purdue University. He was sales manager for Petro Brothers, Warsaw, for many years and has been employed at Da-Lite Screen in Warsaw since 2002.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He was a devoted husband and father, and never knew a stranger. Bruce was a member of First Brethren Church, North Manchester.

He is survived by a son, Shane M. Pingleton and a daughter, Shauna M. Pingleton, both at home; his mother-in-law, Madeline Emerick, North Manchester; a brother-in-law Rodney (Heather) Emerick, North Manchester; sister-in-law Tammie Nichols, North Manchester; a brother, Lincoln Record, Auburn, and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 10 a.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester. Friends and family may call on Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 3-7 p.m. at McKee Mortuary. Pastor Kurt Stout will officiate and burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester.

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Posted on 2014 Jan 20