Boardman, OH - On the afternoon of Sunday, September 24, 2017, Gary "Bing" Ralph Winger, age 72, passed in the Louis Stokes Veteran's Administration Hospital, Cleveland, OH. Bing was born on September 19, 1945 in Harrisville, PA to Robert Ralph and Betty (Donaghy) Winger.
Bing is survived by his beloved children, Robert Blaine (Rikki) Winger of Columbiana, Marnie (Adam) Holcomb of Boardman, OH, Lilly (Joe) Knopic of Harrisburg, PA; grandchildren, Parker, Reagan Winger, Austin, Emma Grace, Tyler Holcomb; sisters, Linda (Ronald) Shidemantle of Rochester, PA and Robyn (Jimmy) Burkeen of Memphis, TN.
Bing was an avid outdoorsman especially when it came to hunting and fishing. He was a landscaper, horticulturalist and owned "Winger Feeds" in Poland & Boardman in the 1970s.
Bing honorably served his county as a Vietnam Veteran in the United States Army -1966-1967 - 9th infantry Div.3/60th Echo Company - Recon Mobile Riverine Force - Mekong Delta. He was awarded two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts.
Bing's family request donation to the Louis Stokes VA Medical Center, 10701 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106 or visit: https://www.volunteer.va.gov/apps/VolunteerNow/ or WAGS 4 Warriors, 3201 E Royalton Rd., Broadview Heights, OH 44147 or visit: http://www.wags4warriors.org/Support.html.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held. Find out more - https://www.facebook.com/events/120861095287381/?ti=icl
Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S Silvat Inc. Send condolences by visiting: www.cremateohio.com.