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 Ray Edward “Monk” Dingus

Ray Edward “Monk” Dingus

Virginia, USA
Death 6 Jun 2005 (aged 55–56)
Scott County, Virginia, USA
Burial Weber City, Scott County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 16299605 · View Source
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s/o Bent and Rissie (Casteel) Dingus

Ray Edward "Monk" Dingus, 56, of Route 3, passed away Tuesday (June 7, 2005) at Holston Valley Medical Center.

Mr. Dingus was a lifelong resident of Scott County, Va. He was a retired operator for West Moreland Coal Company and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bent and Rissie Casteel Dingus; sister, Hazel Ashworth; stepson, Michael Bostic.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ruth Joyner Dingus, Duffield, Va.; daughter, Kristie and husband David Grose, Coeburn, Va.; stepdaughter, Kim and husband Curt McLeland, Huxley, Iowa; grandchildren, Justin, Nikey, Kayla, Devin, and Haley; sisters, Geneva and husband Clyde Hall, Ft. Blackmore, Va., Sue and husband Bill Wallen, Clinchport, Va., Norma Sturgill, Gate City, Va.; brothers, Audley and wife Mabel Dingus, Ft. Blackmore, Va., Eugene and wife Beulah Dingus, Kingsport, E.B. Dingus, Weber City, Va., Paul and wife Lou Dingus, Dungannon, Va.; several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Pendleton Freewill Baptist Church and anytime at the residence of Norma Sturgill.

Services will be conducted at the church at 7 p.m. with Brother Kenneth Neeley, Evangelist Garry Hood and Pastor Kevin Sanders officiating.

Music will be provided by Pendleton Church Singers.

Graveside services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Holston View Cemetery. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. to go in procession to the cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kenny Dingus, Jerry Hall, Randall Bishop, Justin Bishop, Larry Lane, Delmar Ashworth and Phillip Dingus.

Condolences may be made online to the family at

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  • Created by: Mitch Dingus
  • Added: 23 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16299605
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ray Edward “Monk” Dingus (1949–6 Jun 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16299605, citing Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, Scott County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Mitch Dingus (contributor 46859174) .