Edwin Wing

Graveside services for lifelong Towaoc resident Edwin Wing will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 15, at the Towaoc Cemetery.

Visitation has been scheduled for Thursday afternoon from 3 to 5 p.m. at Ertel Memorial Chapel.

Edwin was born Dec. 12, 1954, in Cortez, the son of Sam Wing Sr. and Jennie Jacket. He passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo., at the age of 57.

Edwin grew up riding horses in Mancos Canyon; he then went on to become a rancher. In his free time, Edwin liked to play basketball, pool, board games such as Sorry and Monopoly, and poker. Edwin’s most-enjoyed activity was gambling at the Ute Mountain Casino. He loved spending time with his nieces, nephews, and his family.

Surviving Edwin are his siblings, Helena Morris and husband Fred, Harrison Wing, Inez Wing, Orrin Wing, Janie Wing, Sam Wing Jr., Annette Dance and husband Jacob, Jonathan Wing, and Ann Wing, all of Towaoc; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Services are under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to www.ertelfuneralhome.com and click on the obituary section.