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William Ward Kingery

Male 1918 - 2004  (85 years)


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  • Name William Ward Kingery 
    Born 09 Jun 1918  Proctorville, Lawrence, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 May 2004  Macon, Bibb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1 Jun 2004  Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, Macon, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5664  Martin Family
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2015 

    Father General Ward Kingery,   b. Nov 1885, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1952  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Myrtle Ellen Bowen,   b. 16 Jun 1889, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1980  (Age 90 years) 
    Family ID F1557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leora May Dixon,   b. 4 Mar 1921, Johnston, Franklin, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 2020, Macon, Bibb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 20 May 1942 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. William Ward Kingery, Jr.,   b. 14 Dec 1945, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 2015, Castle Rock, Douglas, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +3. Living
    +4. Living
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F1483  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 09 Jun 1918 - Proctorville, Lawrence, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 May 2004 - Macon, Bibb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 Jun 2004 - Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, Macon, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    1920 United States Federal Census > Ohio > Scioto
    1920 United States Federal Census > Ohio > Scioto
    1930 United States Federal Census > Ohio > Cuyahoga
    1930 United States Federal Census > Ohio > Cuyahoga

    Headstones
    William Ward Kingery
    William Ward Kingery
    32 12.16'N, 84 7.87'W

  • Notes 
    • Military
      Name: William W Kingery
      Birth Year: 1918
      Race: White, citizen (White)
      Nativity State or Country: Ohio
      State: Michigan
      County or City: Wayne

      Enlistment Date: 3 Nov 1941
      Enlistment State: Michigan
      Enlistment City: Detroit
      Branch: Air Corps
      Branch Code: Air Corps
      Grade: Aviation Cadet
      Grade Code: Aviation Cadet
      Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
      Source: Civil Life

      Education: 4 years of college
      Marital Status: Single, without dependents
      Height: 71
      Weight: 142

    Died:
    • William W. Kingery
      June 09, 1918 - May 27, 2004

      Visitation: May 31, 2004
      Service: June 01, 2004
      Cemetery: Andersonville National Cemetery

      William W. Kingery, age 85, passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2004 at Carlyle Place. Graveside services with Full Military Honors will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 1, in Andersonville National Cemetery. The family will receive visitors at McCullough Funeral Home Monday evening from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

      In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Warner Robins Little Theatre, P.O. Box 807, Warner Robins, GA 31099, or to Theatre Macon, P.O. Box 5123, Macon, GA 31208.

      Born in Proctorville Ohio, Mr. Kingery was the son of the late General Ward and Myrtie Ellen Kingery. He attended Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan on a basketball scholarship prior to joining the Army Air Corp during World War II. A retired Colonel, he was a 30-year veteran of the Air Force, having served during World War II, Korea and The Vietnam War. He was a command pilot with over 10,000 hours of flight including 2,000 missions in the Berlin Air Lift. A C-47 used in that operation resides at the Air Force Museum adjacent to Robins Air Force Base. In addition he was a Dadaelion, a member of the Retired Officers Association, Founder and active member of the Warner Robins Little Theater, an avid golfer, and a former member of Christ United Methodist Church in Warner Robins.

      Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Lee Kingery, Macon; four children: Karen Lee Senden (John), Flowery Branch, Ga.; William W. Kingery, Jr. (Carol), Castle Rock, Colo.; Bonnie Scott (Brian), Byron; and John Kingery (Beth), Marietta; seven grandchildren: Christian and Daniel Senden; William Kingery III; Andrew Kingery; Dr. Lauren Tempel; and Hilary and Kate Larson; and three great-grandchildren, Tyler, Bailey, and Carson Senden.

      Go to www.mcculloughfh.com to sign the Online Registry for the family. McCullough Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.


    Buried:
    • Name: William W Kingery
      Service Info.: COLONEL US AIR FORCE WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM
      Birth Date: 9 Jun 1918
      Death Date: 27 May 2004
      Service Start Date: 3 Nov 1941
      Service End Date: 21 Sep 1971
      Interment Date: 1 Jun 2004
      Cemetery: Andersonville National Historical Site
      Cemetery Address: Route 1, Box 800 Andersonville, GA 31711
      Buried At: Section J Site 1332


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