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The Rev. Dr. L. Carroll Yingling Jr., United Methodist minister
The Rev. Dr. L. Carroll Yingling Jr., United Methodist minister

The Rev. Dr. L. Carroll Yingling Jr., a retired United Methodist Church minister and former superintendent of the Baltimore Northwest District, died of cancer Aug. 23 at the Charlestown retirement community. He was 87. "He had a lot of strengths, and he loved the people wherever he served and they returned that love," said the Rev. Lon B. Chesnutt, a longtime friend who retired in 1999 from Hiss Memorial United Methodist Church in Parkville, where he had been pastor for many years. "He focused on people and made them feel that they were the most important and only person in the room. He was an extrovert and drew his energy from other people," said Mr. Chesnutt. The son...

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