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Thomas Edward Winger

July 16, 1938 November 21, 2020
Thomas Edward Winger
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Thomas Edward Winger, 82, resident of Hollis, Oklahoma passed away on November 21, 2020 at his home in Hollis, Oklahoma. Thomas was born on July 16, 1938 in Oil City, Pennsylvania to Paul Richard Winger Sr. and Doris Elizabeth (Dittman) Winger. Thomas joined the Army National Guard in 1955 and served with them until 1957, before joining the United States Air Force, where he proudly served his country until 1977. During his time in the service, Thomas did two tours in Vietnam. He was a minister during his time in Vietnam and in Turkey. He lived in many places during his service, Thule Air Force Base, Greenland, Anchorage, Alaska, Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina, Okinawa Japan,Turkey, and Maryland.Thomas married the love of his life, Carolyn Pauline Winger on September 13, 1976 in Wellington, Texas. After serving his country, Thomas worked for Beach Aircraft, and Boeing Aircraft Company as well as a few other smaller companies. Thomas was a member of the Church of Christ and enjoyed spending time with his fellow Veterans at the VFW. Thomas collected trains, loved working on vehicles, playing dominos, fishing, watching westerns and war movies, listening to country and gospel music watching Steelers football and aggravating his family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; Son, Thomas Edward Winger, Jr.; Daughter, Joanna Marie Winger; Brother, Paul Richard Winger, Jr.; Grandson, Johnathan Lee Winger; Sisters-in-law, Ethel Winger, Ruth Winger, and Shirley “Nan” Skaats; Brothers-in-law, Paul McNiel and Ronald Vann; Father and Mother-in-law, Paul and Leona Stallings.

Left to honor his memory is his loving wife of forty-three years, Carolyn Pauline Winger. Sons, Richard Dale Winger and wife Kathy of Hutchinson, KS. John Paul Winger and wife Christie of Crowell, TX. Michael Ray Winger and wife Sherry of Hollis, OK. Daughter, Doris LeeAnn Cantu and husband Jimmy of Hollis, OK. Brothers, Robert Dale Winger of Franklin, PA., Donald Eugene Winger of Pueblo, CO., and sister, Judy Ann Saeli and husband Joseph Saeli of Franklin, PA. Twenty- Four Grandchildren; Twenty Great Grandchildren; Other family members; Ginger Vann, Butch Skaats, Harold and Pat Brooks, and Betty McNiel. Along with numerous nieces and nephews, other relative, and friends.

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Friday

27

Nov

6:00 PM 11/27/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/27/2020 8:00:00 PM
Harmon County Funeral Home Chapel

417 East Broadway
Hollis, OK 73550

Harmon County Funeral Home Chapel
417 East Broadway Hollis 73550 OK
United States

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Saturday

28

Nov

2:00 PM 11/28/2020 2:00:00 PM
Harmon County Funeral Home Chapel

417 East Broadway
Hollis, OK 73550

Harmon County Funeral Home Chapel
417 East Broadway Hollis 73550 OK
United States
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