INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, June 8 — A viewing and funeral arrangements have been announced for Brother Paul Wingo, retired International and National Vice President of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (BLE) and Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET). He passed away on June 6, 2022, at the age of 78.
The family will receive friends at the Maple Grove Baptist Church (9525 Birchwood Pike, Harrison, TN 37341) on Thursday, June 9, from 4:00-6:00 p.m., and a service will follow at 6:00 p.m. Brother Wingo will be laid to rest with military honors on Monday, June 13 (10:30 a.m.), at the Chattanooga National Cemetery (1200 Bailey Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37404).
Brother Wingo is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Linda (Wooddell) Wingo; two sons, Lt. Colonel USMC/USAF (Ret.) Carl “Todd” Wingo, of El Reno, Oklahoma and Lebron Wingo, of Ooltewah, Tennessee, a Norfolk Southern locomotive engineer and member of BLET Division 198 (Chattanooga, Tenn.); two daughters-in-law, Kelly (McGibony) Wingo and Stacey (Harmon) Wingo; two granddaughters, Hannah and Sage Wingo; grandson, Garrett; nieces Paula English and Karen Thomas; nephew Joe B. Thomas and special sister-in-law, Sharon Miller of Phillipi, West Virginia.
More information about Brother Wingo’s distinguished career can be found at the Turner Funeral Home website: