Marvin Clyde Wingo, 74, of Melbourne died Nov. 28, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat.
Born June 4, 1928, he was the son of William and Agnos Johnson Wingo.
During his working years he was a telegraph communicator, a policeman and a fireman. He was an avid musician and songwriter. He served his country in the United States Navy for 17 years.
Survivors include a daughter, Rhonda Hotchkiss of Perry; a son, Damon Wingo of Forrest City; five sisters -- Judy Downey of Crestview, Fla., Bettey Hoosier of Tulsa, Okla., Ava "Sis" Webster of Bokoshe, Okla., Mary Thomas of Oktaha, Okla., and Phyllis Farley of Broken Arrow, Okla.; four brothers -- Orville Lee Wingo of Bakersville, Calif., J.F. "Bud" Wingo of Corpus Christi, Texas, Bennie Wingo of Beggs, Okla, and David Wingo of Kellyville, Okla.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was Dec. 2 at Reeves Cemetery with Steve Stevenson officiating. Interment followed at Reeves Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home of Melbourne.