Wesley “Wes” Oren Ballinger, Sr., 82, retired Safeway Meat processing supervisor, Wichita, passed away Jan. 15, 2013.
Viewing will be from 2-8 p.m. on Sunday, with family receiving friends 6 - 7 p.m.; funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at Resthaven Mortuary, Wichita.
Wes was a Korean War Marine veteran, enjoyed bowling, fishing, hunting, was a handyman, 32 degree Mason in Haysville.
He was preceded in death by his wife Geraline “Jeri” in 2002, and four brothers.
He is survived by: his sons, Wesley O. Ballinger, Jr. of Wichita, and Jerry D. (Laura) Ballinger of Augusta; step-sons, Randall (Susan) Barber of Haysville, Ronald (Eleisa) Barber of Wichita; step-daughter, Susan (Alexander) Barber-Cota of Charleston, SC; siblings, Alfred, Mary, Bessie and Loren; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.
Condolences may be offered at www.resthavenmortuary-cemetery.com.