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Services for James Lee Wingard, 90, of Fitzhugh are at 2 p.m. Friday at the Fitzhugh Baptist Church. The Rev. Steve Wilburn will officiate. Burial will follow at East Hill Cemetery at Roff.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mr. Wingard passed away Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, at a local hospital. He was born Dec. 18, 1926, at Leonard, Texas, to Lester and Myrtie Campbell Wingard. He graduated from Latta High School.
He married Loritta Besherse on Aug. 12, 1949, at Gainesville, Texas. She preceded him in death Aug. 17, 2014.
Mr. Wingard was a self-employed dairy farmer and a member of Fitzhugh Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Travis Wingard and wife, Jeannie, of Ada; three daughters, Linda Vassar and husband, Bill, of Cushing, Glenda McCurdy and husband, Butch, of Sulphur and Sandra Wingard of Holdenville; a sister, Betty Jean Pruitt of Chickasha; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Wingard, Jonathan Wingard, Jessica Ballard, Jeremy Wingard, Madison Wingard, Chris McCurdy, Andrew McCurdy and Laura Morgan; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and a brother, Clyde Wingard.
Bearers will be his grandsons, Jonathan Wingard, Jeremy Wingard, Chris McCurdy and Andrew McCurdy; and Lathan Ballard, Chuck Roberts and Joey Morrow. Honorary bearers will be Charles Morrow, Mel Bradford, Ronnie Tidwell, Shane Ellis and his Sunday school class members.
Published on November 28, 2017
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