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John Roger Winger

May 31, 1940 ~ December 28, 2020 (age 80)


Winger, John R.

Age 80, of Arcanum, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020 at Miami Valley Hospital following a brief illness.

John Roger Winger was born in Dayton, Ohio on May 31, 1940 to John Henry and Beatrice (nee. Folkerth) Winger. He was a sheet metal journeyman that retired from local #24 on January 1, 2000.

He is preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law, Lela B. Squires; grandparents; and a very special infant grandson, Zane David.

John is survived by his wife, Shirley Winger; children, Doreen (Doug), John (Janice), Mark (Kim), Kathy (Joe); grandchildren, Adam (Nicole), Chase (Michaela), Veronica, J.J. (Beth), Jenna, Jonell, Mylie (Hunter), Makenzie (Blaine), Matthew, Logan, Katelyn; great-grandchildren, Oaklen, Tyler, Addison, Brock, Leland, Landis, Jeni; brother, Bruce (Evelyn); sisters, Gloria (Jerry – deceased), Dawn (Wayne); sister-in-law, Kay (Walter) Kaye; several cousins, and numerous other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for John will be held privately at the convenience of the family, with a Celebration of Life held at a later date (to-be-determined). Arrangements have been made in care by Kreitzer Funeral Home, 204 N. Main St. Arcanum, OH 45304. Email condolences may be sent by going online to In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hooked on Fishing and not on Drugs, Darke County, 204 N. Main St., Arcanum, OH 45304.

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