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George E. Dingman

May 27, 1955 ~ November 7, 2020 (age 65)


George E. Dingman, 65, of Peru, passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

He was born in Wabash on May 27, 1955 to Ed Fieder and Luella (Betty) Jean (Fershee) Wallace.  He worked as a mixer at Orion Safety Products, and also worked at Broadway Liquors North since 1991.  He was a member of Coon Hunters, NRA, H.O.G. (Harley Owners Group), ABATE of Indiana, and Phi Delta Kappa.  His hobbies were riding his Harleys, shooting guns, smoking an occasional cigar and hanging out with his family and friends.

He is survived by his children, Sherry (Rodney) Richard of Peru, and Ken Dingman of Peru; as well as grandchildren Austin Adair, Joshua Richard (Jackie), and Brynna Richard; and great-grandchildren Camdyn Richard, Belle Richard and Ivy Richard.  Also surviving is sister, Melody (Jim) Supples of Bunker Hill, along with a niece and a nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James (Jim) Wallace (his stepdad who raised him, who was more of a father than anything), brothers Jerry Wallace and Warren L. Dingman, and his dog, Jake.

Visitation will be held from 4pm – 8pm on Friday, November 13, 2020 at Flowers~Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana.  Funeral service will be held at 11am on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Bunker Hill Freewill Baptist Church, 279 West Broadway, Bunker Hill, Indiana, with Pastor Bill Sheets officiating.  Burial will take place at Crider Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association.

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November 13, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970

Funeral Service
November 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Bunker Hill Free Will Baptist Church
279 West Broadway
Bunker Hill, IN 46914

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