Jeffrey Allen “Wormy” Wingler, of Medora, passed away peacefully on the early morning of October 4, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 59 years old.
Jeff entered this life in Seymour, Indiana on March 16, 1962. He was the only child born to the loving parents, Lester and Elaine (Smith) Wingler. Jeff attended Medora Community School, but left school early to go serve in the US Army. He served in the 82nd Airborne Division and was stationed at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. Jeff spent most of his life in the Medora area never travelling far from home.
Jeff was a devoted family man this was his proudest accomplishment. He was a loving son, reliable father, and Papaw. He loved spending time with his family, and especially his grandbabies. He was also an avid outdoorsman. He loved throwing Horseshoes, Corn Hole, and Darts. Jeff loved playing these games in tournaments. Jeff loved fishing, he would often be found with a line in someone’s pond or in the river. Jeff was a Junker, always out looking for a good deal to score.
He was a man of many skills. Jeff worked in construction and would also work in many factories around the area. He was the maintenance man for Seymour Apartments.
Jeff leaves those to cherish his memories, his mother Elaine Wingler of Medora, his children, Tiara Drake and her husband David of Brownstown, Kaydi Wingler of Brownstown, Jeffrey Wingler and his wife Savannah of Medora, and Allison Wingler of Medora, grandchildren, Katelyn, Mackenzie, and Keira Drake, and Layla Wingler and Bentley Wingler, and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his dad Lester Wingler and daughter Kayla Wingler.
Funeral service will be conducted at Medora Wesleyan Church on Friday October 8, 2021, at 1:00 pm with Pastor Skip Breeden officiating. Jeff’s final salute will be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1925, American Legion Post 89, Disabled American Veterans 47, and Vietnam Vets 7 at Weddleville Cemetery
Friends may call at Medora Wesleyan Church on Friday October 8, 2021, from 11:00 am until time of the service.
A Funeral Fund has been set up in Jeff’s name through the funeral home.
Final Wishes have been entrusted to Hague Funeral Home of Medora
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