LINGARD, Owen Russell “Bodgie”

Late of Albert St, Roma. Passed away peacefully on Monday 19th September 2022. Aged 66 years.

Dearly Loved Husband of Thelma. Loved Father and Father-In-Law of Renae, Ricky, Jenna and Greg. Loved Pop of Harvey, Kirri, Jake and Mitch.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service for “BODGIE” to be held at St Pauls Anglican Church, Bungil St, Roma on Thursday 29th September 2022, commencing at 10am. Followed by interment at Roma Lawn Cemetery.


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  1. Carmel ALLEN

    Sadness floods the family once more, the depth of pain runs deep. We will miss the presence and laughter of the larakin we called Bodgie at all family events and gatherings. We are sending our love and prayers to Thel, Renae, Jenna and their families and to the greater Lingard family – from Aunty Dawn, Uncle George and all the White family.

  2. Jo Tucker

    Condolences to all the family love ❤️ from Jo and Ray Tucker

  3. John (Pom) and Robyn on behalf of The Beresford Family

    Bodgie, you will certainly be missed by your loving family and all your friends. You were the life and soul of all our Cunnamulla gatherings. Many great memories of these events come to mind.
    Love to Thelly, Renae and Jenna and their families. ❤❤❤❤❤

  4. Michael Connell

    Deepest sympathy to all the family. He will be missed

    Michael and Marie Connell

  5. Alan lingard

    You will be greatly missed Bodgie. Our thoughts & condolences are with Thellie & Bodgie’s family.

    Alan & Kerry Lingard

  6. Tania hickey

    Just arrived at Dads. Reminiscing and Thinking of you all. Roy Tania and Darren

  7. Tammy Hickey

    Condolences to you all Rene. He was a lovely man. ❤️

  8. Elaine Ferrier

    Dear Thelma, Renae, Jenna and Families.

    BODGIE will never be forgotten this is an absolute truth.
    Our sincere condolences, on the passing of Owen Lingard affectionately know as
    ‘Bodgie’ . His courage has been unbelievable over the time of his illness, and yet he could always muster a smile and
    Positive outlook.
    Bodgie has left behind his legacy through his girls Renae and Jenna their charasmatic personalities will always remind us of him . There are no words of comfort that can quell the grief and suffering of losing your much loved Father and husband, grandfather.
    You are in our thoughts Thelma and family . CELEBRATE Bodgie’s life and his super strengh with much pride. Sorry we are unable to attend Bodgie’s funeral. Regards from Elaine and George Ferrier.

  9. Sue Williamson

    Thinking of the Lingard family at this sad time 🌹
    RIP Bodgie 🙏

  10. Cam Cherry

    Sending our thoughts and prays to family.
    Cam and Debbie Cherry

  11. Desley Joyce Hines

    Bodgie, you were one of a kind. You never changed in all the years I knew you. You will be greatly missed by all who knew you. My sympathies to the family. May your rest be peaceful.

  12. Robyn, George & Glenn Sheehan

    Heartfelt sympathy and condolences Thelma and Family in the sad loss of Owen “Bodgie”. Rest Easy Bodgie you will be greatly missed.

  13. Desley Lingard

    I’m sorry I will be there but I’m in Sydney all of next week. My sympathies to all the Lingard’s at this time but I will be there in spirit. Thinking of you all.

  14. David Bowden

    Bodgie you have left a vacant chair at the Old Blokes Gathering at Flashs Store. All those Rugby League Stories will be remembered. Always enjoyed your open friendliness as the Roma Postmaster. Rest easy Bodgie ….you earned the right.

  15. John & Kate Scott

    A great man who gave so much to Rugby League & the Roma community. Never forgotten and sincerely respected . Always on the sidelines encouraging the boys !
    Kindest regards & sympathies to your family , John & Kate Scott and family

  16. Lionel Johansen

    Owen (Bodgie) will be remember by many in the places he worked and served.
    We grew up in the same town worked for PMG and AUS POST. Valued our friendships and the teams of people we worked with.
    Bodgie your contribution to family, friends and community will leave a legacy that will be.remembered well into the future.
    Sincere sympathy to Thelma and family and to the wider Lingard family.
    Lionel and Georgina Johansen

  17. Robyn McCabe

    Our thoughts are with you all
    So sad to know that Bodgie is not with us all anymore but he will be in everyone’s memory and hearts forever
    Sorry we will not be able to attend Bodgies funeral but will be thinking of you on the day
    David Robyn Priscilla McCabe
    (Chinchilla) & Karissa McCabe & James (Victoria)

  18. Ross and Pauline Kehl

    Sending our sincere condolences and thoughts to you all.

  19. Lynne Hodge

    Bodgie is a legend. It was my privilege to have worked with him. He will be very much missed by his family and all who knew him. Rest peacefully, Bodgie. Sincere sympathy to his family and friends.

  20. Kristie and Jason Podlich

    Our deepest sympathies to the family: Aunty Thelma, Renee, Jenya and families. Love to all. My wish is for Uncle Bodgie is to be at peace and he will certainly be joining some amazing souls xx

  21. Bernadette Stewart (nee Nimmo)

    Our deepest sympathies, thoughts and love are with Thelma, Renae, Jenya and all the family on the passing of Bodgie. He will always be remembered for his humour, nature and personality. We will always remember him with smiles, love and respect. He has left a lasting impression on all who knew him and his memory will always live on for everyone.

  22. Aaron Bruton

    Grateful to have been given a start by Bodgie at Aus Post. From serving him at the Royal to working alongside him – great memories, a truly genuine bloke.

  23. David and Rita

    Deepest Sympathies to Thelma, Renae, Jenna and family
    Big hugs and love to all
    Regards David and Rita

  24. Kylie

    RIP Bodge.
    You fought a good fight you were great to work with an even better person to have a drink an a laugh with I have many good memories, an what you gave country rugby league cannot be expressed n words
    Love a mate
    Kylie Dibble ❤️

  25. Allan harvey

    Our deepest sympathies to Thel,Renae,Jenna and families.
    Bodgie will be sadly missed but never forgotten.
    Love and hugs to all.
    Regards Allan and Heather.

  26. Tony & Jackie

    Thel, Renae and Jenna
    sorry Tony & I won’t be able to make it on Thursday but we will be thinking of you all.
    May you Rest In Peace Bodge ❤️❤️

    Tony & Jackie

  27. Eileen Hollman

    Bodgie – so many wonderful happy memories to ever be forgotten. ThelBel, Renae & Jenna you are all in our loving thoughts. Eileen, Peter & Tara.

  28. Lawrie and Marj Johansen

    Thelma and family, our prayers and thoughts are with you all at this time. Bodgie will be missed by so many.

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