GALESBURG — Gerald Lee Wingo Sr., 56, 1645 Rock Island Ave., died at 3:05 am Sunday (March 9,1997) at home.
He was born March 10, 1940, in Galesburg, the son of Ralph William and Bertha Elizabeth Jordan Wingo.
He married Sandra Fahlund on July 14, 1959, in Galesburg. He married Rebecca Lind on April 15, 1977, in Galesburg.
Surviving are two sons, Jerald Lee Wingo Sr. and Jeffrey Lucas Wingo, both of Galesburg; one daughter, Kaylee Ann Johnson, Galesburg; four brothers, Melvin Wingo and Donald Wingo Sr., both of Galesburg, Robert Wingo, Seaton, and Wilbur Wingo, Placido, Fla.; three sisters, Darlene Hoff and Evilo Harding, both of Galesburg, and Vera Bell, Southgate, Calif., and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
He received his G.E.D. through Carl Sandburg College, and earned an associate degree in business management.
He was a self-employed carpenter most of his life.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Chapel, with the Rev. Paul Johnson officiating.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery