Evertt William Wingo
Evertt William Wingo

March 31, 1929 - August 27, 2018
Born in National City, California
Resided in Albany, Oregon

Obituary

March 31, 1929---August 27, 2018

Evertt Wingo, 89, of Albany passed away Monday at Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House. Born in National City, California to Roy and Diri (Neff) Wingo, Evertt moved to Valley Center, California as a boy and then to Philomath in 1941, before moving to Albany in 1943.

He married Ethel Baltimore on October 19th, 1947 in Albany and celebrated 70 years of marriage last October. Together they fostered 28 children in their home. Evertt started driving truck at age 18 and dearly loved his driving career, retiring at age 70. He was a superb wood craftsman, and loved making things to give to people. He enjoyed fishing on the river’s edge.

Evertt began attending First Assembly of God Church in 1963. He started and led the Royal Ranger program and was known as “Commander Wingo.” At First Assembly, he served as a deacon, a Sunday school bus driver and teacher, and sang in the choir.

Survivors include his wife Ethel; daughters Judy Pierce (Raymond) and Diane Freitag (Homer); foster sons Daniel and David Cano; 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son Roy in 1964.

A service will be at 11am Wednesday September 5th at the Willamette Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel.

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Memorial Service
Willamette Memorial Park
2640 Old Salem Rd NE
Albany, OR US 97321
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
11:00 AM