Wesley “Wes” Oren Ballinger, Sr., 82, Wichita, passed away Jan. 15, 2013.

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.