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Alvin Winegar


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Alvin Winegar Obituary

Alvin Lloyd Winegar, 56, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014, in Rock Springs, Wyo., following an illness with cancer.

Alvin was born Nov. 7, 1957, in Chandler, Ariz., the son of Vern and Dorothy McMinn Winegar.

His dad was in the military and moved around a lot while he was growing up.

He graduated from South Fremont High School. He joined the U.S. Army in June l976.

He served for over eight years and was honorably discharged in 1986.

Alvin married Patsy McRae on Oct. 7, 1977, in Rexburg. They traveled around while Alvin served in the military.

They settled in Salem, Idaho, but for the past five years they have lived in Rock Springs, Wyo., where Alvin worked in the oil fields.

Alvin enjoyed hunting, fishing and rock collecting.

He is survived by his wife, Patsy of Rock Springs; children, Laura Winegar of Rock Springs, Alvin (Beth) Winegar of Egin, Idaho, David (Ashley) Winegar and Jim (LeiLani) Winegar, both of Rock Springs; 10 grandchildren; his mother, Dorothy Winegar of Egin; and siblings, Steve Winegar, Sue Winegar and Mary Birch, all of Egin, and Donald Winegar of Parker, Idaho.

He was preceded in death by his father last year and a brother, Vern Winegar Jr.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, in the Egin Bench LDS Ward Chapel with Bishop LaVar Hunter officiating. Friends may call from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at Bidwell Funeral Home in St. Anthony, and Wednesday one hour prior to services at the church.

Burial will be in Parker Cemetery, where military rites will be performed by the St. Anthony VFW and American Legion.

Condolences may be sent to www.bidwellfuneralhome.com.

Published in Post Register on June 10, 2014
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