Albert "Buddy" Aaron Wingate (1940 - 2018)

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Albert "Buddy" Aaron Wingate Jr., 78, of Monterey, and formerly of Frankfort, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at Baptist Health in Lexington.
Buddy was born in Frankfort on July 28, 1940, to the late Albert Aaron Wingate and Mable Parker Wingate. He was the widower of Janet Young Wingate, who he married on Sept. 9, 1961, and was also preceded in death by his sister, Ann Wynn. He was fortunate to retire from Kentucky state government at the age of 50. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends on his gentleman's farm and buying/working on cars. Buddy was a member of the Monterey Baptist Church and attended Elk Lick Baptist.
He is survived by his loving girls, Tammy (Keith) Whitaker, Kimberly (Ricky) Crombie and Wyndie Wingate (Ali Bashi); his grandchildren, Taylor (Matt) Drake, Tyler (Cecily Chambers) Crombie, Matt Whitaker, Alison Wingate and Aaron Crombie; great-granddaughter, Emberlynn Drake; sister, Kathleen Woodside; sisters-in-law, Wilma (Buddy) Cull and Mary Jo Young. A host of nieces, nephews and extended family also survive.
Serving as pallbearers were Tyler Crombie, Matt Whitaker, Mark Morris, David Morris, Herbert Bryant, E.T. Glass, Tony Karsner and Ronnie Wheeler. Honorary bearers will be his friends from DIS/GOT and Derby Party Friends.
McDonald and New Funeral Homes are in charge of arrangements.
The funeral service was held Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, at the Main Street location with Bro. Danny Duvall presiding.
Memorial contributions may be made to Monterey Cemetery or Elk Lick Baptist Church.
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McDonald & New Funeral Home - Owenton
202 N. Main Street
Owenton, KY 40359
(502) 484-2828
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Published in The Owenton News-Herald on Aug. 29, 2018