TSgt. Gaylord Harold "Rusty" Winge III
1966 - 2023
Obituary of TSgt. Gaylord Harold "Rusty" Winge III
Centerville Georgia. TSgt Gaylord Harold Winge III, USAF (Ret.) passed away while in hospice care at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center, on Sunday, April 2, 2023. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, April 15, at 11:00 am in the chapel of Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Warner Robins, Georgia. The service will be live streamed at www.heritagemfh.com. Reverend Jeff Cook will officiate.
Rusty was born August 3, 1966, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Lt Col Russ Winge and the late Pam Winge. He was a 1985 graduate of West Genesee High School, New York. After graduation he moved back to live with his grandparents in Fort Lauderdale Florida. He enlisted in the Air Force on 12 Dec 1990 to become a Fire Protection Craftsman. He served his entire 20-year Air Force career as a fireman. He spent most of his 20 years in overseas assignments including Korea, Japan, and the Azores. After his Air Force retirement, he continued living and working in Korea.
Rusty is preceded in death by his mother, Pam Winge, brother Randy Winge, and survived by his father, Gaylord “Russ” Winge; sister, Tami Winge; nephew, Steven Moore; uncle Terry Bohannon; and in the Philippines, his separated wife, Romina Riva and stepdaughters, Kienna and Czarina.
Rusty had a great sense of humor and a warm smile. He will be missed by everyone who knew him.
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Heritage Memorial Funeral and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.
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