November 26, 2016
Burial Date: November 30, 2016
Sherward C. Wingate, 91, of Anderson SC passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at North Pointe Assisted Living.
Born in Winterville, NC, he was the son of the late Adolph and Dora Peede Wingate. He was twice widowed, once to the late Leona Moody and then to the late Wanda Wingate and was retired as a Sergeant First Class with the US Army, serving in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
He is survived by his daughters: Connie Lee Gibson (John), and Kelly Sue Wingate, brother: Sherman Wingate (Pauline), grandchildren: Autumn Cathey (Daniel), Amber Autry (Samuel), Freda Hicks, Kendra Farmer, Joe Farmer, and Mickey Hale; 12 greatgrandchildren, and 4 great-greatgrandchildren.
In addition to his parents and spouse, he is predeceased by his daughter: Kay Hitechew, brothers: Verrel Wingate, Harvey Wingate, and David Wingate, sisters: Lucy Stocks and Shirley Harris and step-children: Marty and Keith Gunter.
Funeral services will take place at Sosebee Mortuary South Chapel on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 2pm with Rev. John Daniels and Rev Dale Dyar officiating. Burial will follow at MJ Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery with full Military Rites.
Visitation will be held prior to the service at the South Chapel on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 12:30pm to 2pm.
The family will be at their respective homes.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.sosebeemortuary.com
The Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.