Oakland: Willard E. Wing Jr. 67 died Monday November 26, 2012 at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. He was born in Portland on September 6, 1945 the son of Willard and Rhoda (Grindle) Wing. Willard was educated in Dixfield Schools and lived most of his life in Dixfield. Moving to Oakland in 2004. Willard was a U.S. Navy Veteran of Viet Nam. He was a member of the Dixfield American Legion for over 28 years, transferring his membership to the Decker-Simmons Post American Legion in Oakland. Willard was employed many years by Diamond International, retiring due to a work injury. He later worked a short time as a road flagger for construction. He was a member of the Rumford Eagles Club. Willard enjoyed playing cribbage and participating in cribbage tournaments. He was an avid collector of coins and baseball cards. He also loved fishing. Besides his parents, Willard was predeceased by a sister and 2 grandchildren. Surviving are his wife Betty of Oakland, 2 daughters Karyn Wing of Oakland and Paula Barring of Burlington, Vt. 2 sisters Ethelyn Phillips of Northfield, NH., and Carol Tainer of Canton, OH., 8 grandchildren; Kristina, Christopher, Kevin, Kimberly, Kathrine, Destany, Skylee, and Drew. 6 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be 10:00 AM on Monday December 3 at the Fairfield Church of the Nazarene 81 Main Street Fairfield. Burial will be at a later date at the New Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery Mount Vernon Road Augusta. Arrangements are by Wheeler Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Oakland. Www.wheelerfh.com In lieu of flowers, Those who wish may make memorial donations to a charity of their choice.