David L. Winger

January 10, 1942 ~ January 15, 2019 (age 77)
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David L. Winger , 77, of 3658 State Route 417 Dempseytown, died at 12:10 P.M. Tuesday Jan. 15, 2019 at the VA Hospital in Butler after an extended illness.

Born Jan. 10, 1942 in Oil City, PA., he was the son of the late William A. Winger & Helen E. Rosenberg Winger.

Dave was a 1959 graduate of Cranberry High School.

He entered the military on Feb. 9, 1960 and served four years in the United States Navy.

He was married on July 31, 1971 in the Fertigs United Methodist Church to the former Margaret J. “Peg” Rhoades and she survives.

Dave had worked for over 30 years at Pennsy Auto Parts , where he and his wife were owners for several years. He then worked for the Prudential Insurance company for over ten years.

Dave enjoyed golfing, and could always be found playing his guitar at a local nursing home where he volunteered his time.

Dave had been a member of several local bands including Windsors, Impacts, Dave Plus One and the Windy River Band.

He was of the Methodist Faith.

In addition to his wife he is survived by one son

David Winger & his wife Laurie of Dempseytown

a granddaughter

Hope Winger

two step grandchildren

Ellie and Shirley

and two step great grandchildren

Blake and Jordynn

Dave and his wife Peg also raised three nephews who survive with their families.

Orvis Kinch & his wife Christine

and their children Paisley and Marcus

Mike Toy

and his sons Matt & Jacob

George Kinch & his wife Marie

and their children Dale and Kyle

Dave is also survived by a brother

Thomas Winger of Renton, WA.

and a sister

Marilyn Miller & her husband Andy of Rockland

He is also survived by special cousins Mike Dunkerley, Blaine & Donna Marshall and Chuck & Mary Shirey.

And his godson

Ryan Rhoades.

And a niece and her husband

Tammy & Bill Snyder of Rockland

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Carol Hall.

Friends will be received from 3-8 P.M. Friday in the Reinsel Funeral Home and again from 10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Saturday in the Oakland United Methodist Church. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00A.M. at the Oakland United Methodist Church with Pastor Cindy Weber, Presiding.

Interment will be in Lamey Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Oakland Volunteer Fire Dept. or to the Oakland United Methodist Church.

The Family would like to express their special thanks to all of the staff at the Butler VA for their care and support.

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