Russell Newton Wingard
May 27, 1928 – June 10, 2018
Russell Newton Wingard died peacefully at home on Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Arlington, Texas
His funeral service will be held on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 10:00 am at Moore Funeral Home, 1219 North Davis Drive, Arlington, Texas 76012 with a visitation an hour prior to the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research at https://www.michaeljfox.org
Russell was born in Ragland, Alabama on May 27, 1928 to Newton Wingard and Marietta Phillips. With an Associate’s degree, he attended Auburn University. At the age of 18, Russell enlisted in the United States Navy and was honorably discharge a few years later. After serving his country, he enjoyed a career as an electrical contractor and spent some time working with computers. A lifelong Christian, he was a member of North Davis Church of Christ for 44 years. During his free time, with his private pilot’s license in his pocket, he loved flying the friendly skies.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marceline Wingard and 5 children: Russell Phillip, Michael, Mary Ann, Mark Wingard, Martha Moore and husband Gary Moore, and 2 grandchildren: Jake McCoy, Christopher Wingard and wife Natalie, as well as many other family members and friends.
- Visitation Friday, June 15, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, June 15, 2018
- Committal Service Friday, June 15, 2018