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307 South Palm Avenue
Palatka, FL 32177
Phone: (386) 325-4521
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William Wing

William Harold "Bill" Wing

Sunday, February 24th, 1935 - Monday, January 13th, 2020
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William Harold “Bill” Wing, 84, of Palatka, passed from this life into eternity on Monday, January 13, 2020 at the Fairhope Hospice – Pickering House in Lancaster, Ohio. Born in Lyons, Georgia to Walter L. Wing and Flora Bell Thompson Wing, he resided in Palatka since 1977 moving there from Gillisonville, South Carolina. Bill served 13 ½ years in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Following his honorable discharge from the Navy in 1967, he was ordained into the ministry. In 1971 he received his bachelor’s degree from Luther Rice Seminary in Jacksonville, FL. Over the years, Bill pastored numerous churches including Springfield Baptist Church, South Thompson Baptist Church in Lyons, GA, King Memorial Baptist Church in Brantley Co., GA, Gillisonville Baptist Church, Gillisonville, SC. Bill was called to be the founding pastor of Dunns Creek Baptist Church in San Mateo (a mission of Peniel Baptist Church). Upon his retirement from Dunns Creek Baptist, Bill and his wife Laverne were active members of Peniel Baptist Church where he taught a Bible Study class. He was likewise a member of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and American Legion Post #45 in Palatka. In his leisure time, Bill enjoyed fishing and his love of studying the Scriptures.
He was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife of 62 years, Laverne Wing, a daughter, Kelly Diane Wing and a sister, Dorothy Phillips.
Bill is survived by 2 sons, Daniel Harold Wing (Lisa) of Shawnee, OH and William Michael Wing of Satsuma, a brother, W.L. Wing of Panama City, 3 grandchildren, Mandy Morris, Daniel Jr. and Kimberly as well as 4 great-grandchildren.
Services celebrating Bill’s homegoing will be at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Peniel Baptist Church with Pastors Dannie Williams, Benny Reynolds and Asa Greear officiating. Interment and military honors by the U.S. Navy will follow at Peniel Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6-8 P.M. at Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka and Saturday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to Peniel Baptist Church, 5227 Silver Lake Dr., Palatka, FL 32177 for the Senior Adult Bus Fund.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Bill’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 17th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, January 17th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Johnson-Overturf Chapel
    Address
    307 S. Palm Ave.
    PALATKA, FL 32177
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  • Service

    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Peniel Baptist Church
    Address
    5227 Silver Lake Drive
    PALATKA, FL 32177
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    Officiant
    Pastor Dannie Williams
    Co-Celebrant
    Pastor Benny Reynolds
    Bro. Asa Greear
  • Interment

    Location
    Peniel Cemetery
    Address
    5227 Silver Lake Drive
    PALATKA, FL 32177
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Pat Allender

Posted at 12:44pm
Brother Bill was a truly sincere man of God. I will treasure the memories I have of this wonderful man and Ms Lavern as long as I live. I will never forget our lunches at Popeyes. They treated their church like they were family. I loved how God brought them in my path. Brother Bill was there for me at the darkest time in my life. I will always be great full for his loving and kind heart. I will see them in the future when we all get to heaven , what a glorious day that will be. Rest In Peace my brother.
He loved his family so much I hope they all know how he did. He talked about them often. You all were so lucky to have him guide you on your path.
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Myrtle Hill

Posted at 09:05pm
Brother Bill was such a loving, caring man who was full of wisdom and knowledge of the scriptures. When he said he would be praying for you, you knew he meant it. He will be greatly missed.
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With love, Sue Palmer

Posted at 02:43pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Leonard & Newland Real Estate Family

Posted at 08:27am
Dan, Today is a sad day your father is gone, but today is also a joyful day because he is rejoicing in heaven. We love you Dan!
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ROBERT J COOK

Posted at 03:53pm
I was sorry to learn of Bill Wing's passing. He was truly a committed servant of the Lord. He was the founding pastor of Dunn's Creek Baptist Church while I was Director of Missions of St. Johns River Baptist Association. He was a positive influence for the Lord in every way.
 
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Joyce Carlton Posted at 04:46pm

Brother Wing was a dedicated man of God and was so faithful to the seniors at Peniel Baptist Church , He will be greatly missed . Sympathies and Love to his Family. Joyce Carlton
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