December 25th, 1937 - April 24th, 2020
Robert Martin "Bobby" Wingate, age 82, of Reily-Millville Road, Oxford, Ohio, passed away Friday, April 24, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Montgomery County, Kentucky on December 25, 1937, the son of the late Robert and Mattie Branham Wingate. Bobby was a United States AirForce Veteran and worked for The CECO Corp. for 38 years. He was a member of the Fellowship Christian Church.
Bobby is survived by his wife of 59 years, Virgie Mae Conlee Wingate of Mt. Sterling, KY; one daughter, Bobbie Jo Wingate-Fisher, of Hillsborough, NC; three sons, Walter Martin Wingate of Waynesville, OH; Robert Morton (Charleen) Wingate of Gratis, OH; and Jeffery David (Diana) Wingate of Lawrenceburg, IN; and three grandsons, Logan David Wingate, Robbie Watson Wingate Fisher and Johnnie M. Wingate and many nieces and nephews. Bobby had one sister in law, Josephine Wingate of Mt. Sterling, KY; two sisters, Irene Amburgy of Camargo, KY and Geraldine (Jerri) and husband Stanton Bates of Hamilton, OH. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Anna Jean Robinson, Leda Stephens and Ruby McMillian; and one brother, Dallas Morton (Mort) Wingate. Bobby had many dear friends and loved ones.
We want to thank our dear church family for all their prayers and love, especially, Pastor Houston Marcum and his wife, Kristina. We would also like to thank all the people God sent that stood beside us the night of his death and the responders from the Butler Co Sheriff Dept. and EMS team. Everyone that lifted our names up to the Lord in prayer. I want to thank God for his Love, Mercy and Saving Grace. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.browndawsonflick.com
|I’m sorry for your loss. These are trying times. He is in the best place to be right now!|
Barbara m Nichols
|Never knew a nicer man in my life. So loving and kind.Just days before he died, he took awreath and placed it on my husbands grave since there were no flowers there. Such a thoughtful person. My heart goes out to you Virgie and each of your children. Your daddy was a great man.|
Carol and Robert Thompson
|I didn't see Uncle Bob very often, but I was very proud to call him my uncle. The world needs more people like him. Kind and loving to everyone. This family will miss him dearly ?|
Cecil and Barb Combs
|We will miss our brother in the Lord dearly. He was a light to us,. Prayers and Love to to his family.|
|Those we hold closest to our hearts never truly leave us... They live on in the kindnesses they have shared and the love they brought into our lives.... Thank you for the gift of Robbie... Thank you for just being you.... a great dad, awesome father in law, superb grandpa, and loving husband Your presence in all of our lives will be so dearly missed. I will always have a pack of Juicy Fruit chewing gum in my purse and think of you... You are very much loved. Your daughter in love Charleen|
|I send my deepest condolences to your family. We are praying for you all, God Bless!|
David & Teresa Charles
Bro. Bob was a great, loving, man of God. He will be greatly missed. Our prayers and love go out to Sis. Virgie and the family.
|So happy our paths crossed several years ago. Robert Wingate has made the transition to his “new home!” Blessings to you, Vergie, and to your wonderful family! Great is God’s faithfulness!|
Dezzie (House) Smallwood
|Virgie I just recently heard of Bobby's passing. So sorry. God called a good man home. Prayers for you and your family.|
My deepest sympathy for your family. Mr Wingate was a very kind and gentle soul. One of the special angels on this earth.
|Sister Virgie, there are no words to express how very sad I am to hear of Bob's passing. You both have always been such an amazing example of God's love in action and very influential in my Christian walk as a young adult. May God continue to comfort you and may you feel him ever so close. Kathy Mull|
Loretta Power Oaks
|So sorry to hear of your loss, praying for all|
Mary L Winkler
|God bless you Virgie. Bobby was a wonderful man and will be missed. Sending lots of prayers ???|
|Will miss his wonderful smile. Sending prayers for you and your family ,Virgie.love youand Bob dearly|
Ray & Marisa White
|Marisa and I extend our sincere sympathy in the passing of Mr. Wingate. Your family remains in our thoughts and our prayers.|
|Dear Dad, I want to thank you for all that you've done for me and my family. Over the years, you've been my spiritual leader, dad, friend, and more. I have looked to you for advice on so many things... from my first time hunting to the bigger issues of life. You have always been there for me. Thank you for always being there to help me along life's road. I love you.. you will be dearly missed. Your Son|
Tony, Trey, and Elizabeth Shoemaker
|Virgie, We are so sorry to hear about Bobby's passing! We loved listening to his tales and jokes and his prayers!! Much love and prayers for comfort during this time and always!! We love you !! Blessings in His Name, Tony, Elizabeth, and Trey Shoemaker|
|So sorry to hear of your loss. He was always so nice to talk to. We send our thoughts and prayers to the family.|