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Date published: 8/28/2014

Thomas Wintermyer Sr.

Thomas James Wintermyer, 79, of Spotsylvania County passed away Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at his home.

Mr. Wintermyer served for four years in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He had retired from the National Park Service after 27 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, bingo and playing the lottery and slot machines.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Irene D. Wintermyer; daughters Diana Watson of Stafford County, Claudette Galloway (Mike) of Maryland and Donna Sheaffer (John) of Stafford; son Thomas J. Wintermyer Jr. of Spotsylvania; six grandchildren, Justin Watson, Christopher Sheaffer, Nicole Cooke, Krystle Sheaffer, Michael Galloway and Brooke Jordan; seven great-grandchildren; sister Margaret Hoffman of Maryland; and one nephew, Freddie Hoffman.

The family received friends on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Bauserman family cemetery in Beaverdam.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.