Sanford "Sandy" L. Lingard, 48, a resident of Trenton, Mo., died at Wright Memorial Hospital, Trenton, Mo., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.

Sandy was born the son of Robert and Barbara (Howe) Lingard on Feb. 4, 1964, in Chillicothe, Mo. He was a 1982 Chillicothe High School graduate.

Sandy loved fishing and collecting Hot Wheels.

He is survived by his girlfriend, June Brown, Trenton; one adopted daughter, Michelle Furman, Los Angeles, Calif.; three sister, Bonnie Boley and Penny Wilson, both of Chillicothe, Mo., and Betty Hartman of Paducah, Kentucky; four nieces, Jane Hartman, Paducah, Barbie Boley, Chillicothe, Misty Lingard, Trenton, and Tara Burkeybile, Trenton; four nephews, Jason Sackery, Robert Wilson, and James Venneman, all of Chillicothe, and Jeffery Hartman, Jr., Paducah; and many great nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert Lingard, Jr.; and one nephew, Larry Wilson.

Graveside services will be held on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at 1 p.m., at the Hutchison Cemetery, Chillicothe, Mo. There will be a family visitation on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m., at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Inurnment will be held at Hutchison Cemetery, Chillicothe, Mo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sanford "Sandy" L. Lingard memorial fund, and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe.