HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY | Norris E. Wingo

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HONOREE

Residence: Youngstown.

Date of birth: Jan. 16, 1924, in Spruce Pine, Ala.

FAMILY

Parents: Eric and Beulah Wingo.

Siblings: Two brothers, Ralph and Coy, are both in Alabama. Two brothers, Jack and Roy, and two sisters, Rachael and Gladys, are deceased.

Spouse: Genevieve Metzinger, whom he married Sept. 25, 1950, died in 2006.

Children: Paul (Madeleine) Kerr and Robert (Patricia) Wingo of Boardman; Joe (Jackie) Bartholomew of Osage Beach, Mo.; Debra (Dan) Skica of Youngstown; Judy Noble of Camdenton, Mo.; and Jeff (Laurie) Bartholomew of New Middletown. A daughter and her husband, Patricia (Bob) Laue, are deceased.

Grandchildren: 5.

Great-grandchildren: 15.

Great-great grandchildren: 4.

BACKGROUND

Employment: He was an overhead crane operator at Youngstown Sheet & Tube for 27 years. He also worked for Fox Funeral Home for 50 years and retired at age 80.

Military service: World War II U.S. Army veteran and served from February 1943 to April 1946.

CELEBRATIONS

Date and location: A family celebration took place Jan. 12 at Davidson’s Restaurant in Cornersburg.

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