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First Sergeant Frankie Lee Lingard

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, December 31, 1997

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Reflections for First Sergeant Frankie Lee Lingard

Frankie,You haven’t been forgotten..Thank you for your service.

Audrey Williams

April 16, 2023

As I travel the highways and by ways I always look up and research our hero’s who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. I passed First / Sgt Frankie Lingard’s Highway Memorial Marker. Wish I could have known him and worked with him as I learned so much by that posted by those who had the honor. Thanks for holding the line and being such a true inspiration to others. We are in desperate need of your talents, disposition and leadership!

Lt. Mickey Brelsford
30 years retired Miami-Dade Police

April 9, 2023

Always remembered brother.

Judge /Magistrate/SCTeooper Sheridan Lyn

January 3, 2023

I have received 4 photos of you from buddy in the 101st. 2 from us at Artic Warfare school in Alaska, Ft Wainwright, January 1979. 2 of you and Meacham which looks like your last day at Ft Campbell with you saying goodbye by to Meacham who also has passed. I also see your Jungle Expert Patch from the Jungle Warfare School in Panama. I will it get the photos to your Family and Troop. [email protected]

SSG (R)Theodore R. Hatchett
101st MP Company

August 3, 2022

Always remembered brother. Rest In Peace.

Judge /Magistrate Sheridan (Danny) Lynn
Former S.C. Highway Patrol

January 1, 2022

Always remembered brother ..

Judge /Magistrate Sheridan (Danny) Lynn
Former S.C. Highway Patrol

January 1, 2021

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

December 31, 2020

Frankie and I went through Army Reserve Drill Sgt School together and also worked for SCHP. I’ve never known a more caring person or ultimate soldier or trooper. I think of you often! Rest In Peace my friend!

Wayne Owens

May 23, 2020

I’ll never forget you brother! See you on the other side.

Judge / Magistrate Sheridan Lynn (former
Aiken County, S.C.

December 31, 2019

Thanks for taking me under your wings as a 19yr soldier with a wife and child. We accepted your leadership in the 101st MP (Airborne) Company. At Ft . Campbell KY. You realized your dream to be a SC Trooper. I wrote to your mother upon your demise and she wrote me back. I will try to visit your survivors , troop and marker before I expire. I'm in touch with some of the guys from ft Campbell we talk about you often. SSG Theodore r. Hatchett.

SSG (R) Theodore R. Hatchett US Army
101st Airborne Division, 101st MP Company

December 18, 2019

First Sergeant LIngard, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 28, 2019

Another year brother, still stings. May God bless your family

Judge /retired Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

January 1, 2019

Rest In Peace Frankie , I love you brother!

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

December 31, 2017

Rest In Peace Brother

Criminal Investigator Greg Kouba
Victoria County Sheriff’s Office, Victoria, Texas

December 31, 2017

Always in my prayers Frankie . Prayers to your family and SCHP

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

December 31, 2016

Every year about this time you come to my mind. You came by and checked on me often when I got hit by the car. I`ll never forget you.

Lcpl WL Marsh III

December 28, 2016

I was just reflecting on this night with my wife. I was just leaving the Jacksonville area headed back to Orangeburg/Bowman area for duty. My birthday was on the next day and I wanted to get back. I was unusually dressed in uniform with sidearm figuring that I would not make it back in time. Little did i know that as I arrived, I would hear that call go out over the radio. I was just below Santee in my POV driving as fast as I could to get within distance. But my efforts were useless as you were already gone. Man it hurt so bad. You were always a guy who brought light to the room. Always there to help on traffic stops. I had only been out of the academy a year at that point and you always lent a hand. I would tease you about not wearing a vest often and you always said that God would take you when He was ready...vest or no vest. Rest on my brother and we will meet again in the by and by!!!

Former Cpl. Bowman P.D.
Former North Charleston P. D.

Darren M. Neal Sr.

April 16, 2016

Rest in Peace, Sir! You gave all to protect and serve! Not forgotten.

Special Agent (Retired)
US Army Criminal Investigation Command

December 31, 2015

Thinking about you on this date. We never met but your sacrifice is appreciated and remembered. Rest in peace, brother.

Richard Walker - Media Director
Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office

December 30, 2015

Your memory lives on in the Troopers that worked with you. You always took time to come down to Holly Hill and work with us. Learned alot from you my friend! I remember that fateful day well, but I will not let it cloud the memories I have from the few years we worked together in Troop 7. God bless you and your family brother!

Dom Perlich (Former L/Cpl, SCHP)

Captain D.D. Perlich
Prosperity Police Department

December 29, 2015

I think about you often my friend, former roommate South Carolina highway patrol academy. Rest in peace. See you soon. Daily prayers to your family.

Judge Sheridan. ( Danny ) Lynn
Magistrate Aiken County South Carolina

December 4, 2015

SFC. Lingard, I can remember the day you went to heaven. I was on duty here in Florida chilling. I was hurt to hear that someone took your life. Only if they know that you were a real God fearing man they would have thought twice about taking your life. But you know God needed you in heaven brother. I miss you brother. Until we meet I'll keep up the good fight. Your friend SFC. Russell.

SFC Russell
2/108th Military Police BN. - MP Inst (RET)

March 12, 2014

Uncle Frankie it's truly aamazing the affect that you have over people. My daughter never got to meet you but she told me and Grandma that you are her friend and that yall pray together at nite and she went on to say some other things...but u her angel and u are turly missed

Nikita Riley

January 1, 2014

I was one of the last to see you that night while we were both working. It's now just after midnight on January 1st, 2014. Never forget.

Sgt Graven
Dept of Defense

January 1, 2014

Cousin Frankie you where my hero. I always have had so much respect for you. I remembered a couple of weeks before your death. You where standing by my mom and pops fire place having a long talk with them and me telling my mom and dad that when i grow up and get older i want to be like my cousin Frankie Lee. You was humbled, God fearing, cool and so much more. When that man took your life. He didnt realize what a great MAN. He took away from his family, friends and co-workers etc..... You will always be remembered and i will try my best to treat everyone with respect and love as you did. May you Rest In Peace and keep being and Angel to watch over our FAMILY. ...Love you....

Andrew Lingard Jr.
First Cousin

December 31, 2013

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