Robert J. Pingle

| May 21, 2018

COSHOCTON – Robert J. Pingle, known to friends as “Bob” went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the age of 79. Bob had suffered a long battle of Parkinson’s disease. He was born December 13 in Uhrichsville, Ohio to Sylvia (Pickenstein) and John Pingle.

Bob attended school in Uhrichsville and then served in the United States Army from 1955 until 1958. He graduated from The Ohio State School of Cosmetology in 1959 where he met his wife Judith (Mason) Pingle of 59 years. Together, they owned and operated Bob’s Hair Fashions & Tanning for 48 years as well as B&J Home Improvements. Bob and Judy also owned and operated salons in West Lafayette, Cambridge, and Dover. Bob was a former member of St. John’s United Church of Christ and is a current member of Coshocton Christian Tabernacle.

He is survived by his loving wife, Judy (Mason) Pingle of Coshocton; daughters, Tambra Pingle of South Carolina and Tina (Jerry) Albert of Coshocton, Ohio. Grandsons, William (Rebecca) Albert of Proctorville, Ohio, Jesse (Becca) Albert of Akron, Ohio, and Jamie (Justine) Albert of Westerville, Ohio; great-grandchildren, Mason, Amelia, Ava, Lucas, Clara and Ellis Albert; sisters Mary Lou (Larry) Timmerman of Baxter, Minnesota and Jean (Dave) Walker of Carrollton, Ohio; brothers, Richard Pingle of Canton, Ohio and Pete Pingle of New Philadelphia, Ohio; sisters-in-law, Janet Gosser of Coshocton and L’jane Mason of Florida.

Bob was preceded in death by his son, John Ellwood Pingle, parents, Sylvia (Pickenstein) and John Pingle; mother and father-in-law, Dorothy (Lanzer) and Ellwood Mason; in laws, Carol and Philip Hackenbracht, Ruth Ann and Dick Richissin, James Mason, Martin Gosser Jr., Linda Pingle, Lucy Pingle and Marilyn Pingle; nephew, Michael Corder, great-niece, Nadine Corder, and great-great-nephew, Aires West.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Coshocton Christian Tabernacle, 23891 Airport Road, Coshocton, Ohio with Pastor Jason Diaz officiating. There will be a gathering of family and friends at the church prior to the service from 9:30-11:00 am. A luncheon will follow the service.

Memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, Interim Hospice of Coshocton, or to the Coshocton Christian Tabernacle Memorial Fund.

An online memorial can be viewed at

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