Wilbur Goode Wingo, age 75, passed away peacefully at his home in Ashburn, Virginia, on Thursday, October 15, 2020.
Wilbur was born on January 27, 1945, in Richmond, Virginia. He was married to Clare Marie Washe, the love of his life for over 53 years. They were high school sweethearts and portrayed that love daily until he passed away.
Wilbur started his naval career on the USS Galveston in San Diego, California, and proudly served for six years. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 35 years. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and a person who is a devout Catholic and family man.
He is survived by his wife, Clare; children, Marie Michelle Wingo, Maryann Wingo Gleason (Jimmy), Joseph Wilbur Wingo (Maribeth) and James Goode Wingo; and grandchildren, Danny, Kadie, Michelle, Kevin and Jacob.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Lelia Wingo; his brother, Ronnie, and his many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at Adams-Green Funeral Home. A funeral mass was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 22, 2020, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will take place at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery.