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1931 Dorman 2021

Dorman Orley Winger

April 23, 1931 — November 19, 2021


Dorman O. Winger, age 90 of Crawfordsville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, November 19, 2021. He was born on a farm in Hillsboro on April 23, 1931 to the late Orley & May (Harlan) Winger.

He graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1949 and served in the United States Army as a Chaplain's assistant and played in the 221st Army band as a trombonist. On April 27, 1952 he married Carolyn Foxworthy and they were nearing 70 years of marriage. They had 3 daughters, Dorma Lee, Starla Jo, and Tonya Kay. They also have 5 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

Dorman worked at RR Donnelley's as a platemaker and foreman for 38 years. He also farmed on their farm and was an active minister for 52 years until his retirement 8 years ago at many local churches and he served 15 years at 2 churches in Florida. He served as Crawfordsville's First Strawberry Festival Circuit Riding preacher for 19 years. He also played in the local Civic Band and several orchestras and jazz bands in Florida.

He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 daughters.

As per his wishes, there is only a Graveside Service on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 2:00pm at Rose Hill Cemetery in Hillsboro. Family requests no flowers and memorial contributions may be given to your favorite charity or mission. Sanders Shoemaker Funeral Care in Waynetown entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

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