Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Obituary: Harold Wesley Wring, 76

Mr. Harold Wesley Wring, 76, of Salem, Ky., passed away Saturday evening at his home.

He was a member of Pinckneyville Baptist Church where he was a song leader for over 30 years. Mr. Wring was a member of the Laymen Quartet, and loved to sing. He often said, “I will sing at the drop of a hat ... and I’ll drop the hat.” He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and University of Kentucky Wildcat fan. He loved spending time with his grandchildren which were his pride and joy.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Clara Marlene Wring; six children, Katherine Blanton of Leesburg, Fla., Deborah Loyd of Burna, Ky., Cheryl Driver of Salem, Ky., Lola Nelson of Leesburg, Fla., and Kevin Wring of Salem, Ky., and Eric Wring of Salem, Ky.; two sisters, Louise Kitchens of Salem, Ky., Donna Faye Vanhooser of Newburgh, Ind.; and one brother Tom Wring of Salem, Ky. Grandchildren, Angel Vines, Amanda Hunter, A.J. Blanton, Justin Loveless, Wesley Wring, Elijah Wring, Isaac Wring, Lauren Wring and Logan Wring; great-grandchildren, D.J. Vines, Destiny Vines, Monty Nelson and Jaycee Nelson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James V. and Gladys P. Patton Wring; and two grandchildren, Chad and Josh Nelson.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors with the Revs. Leslie Joyce and Jim Wring officiating. Burial will follow in Tyners Chapel Cemetery. Friends may call after 5 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors.

Condolences may also be left online at boydfuneraldirectors.com.

Source: The Paducah Sun, Dec. 19, 2011

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