Graveside services for Ervin Wayne Gintz, 82, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m, Monday, June 10, 2013 at Cedar Bluff Cemetery, Greene County, Missouri, with Brother Charles Allen officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
He was born the son of the late Chris Lewis Gintz and Mary Meyers Gintz, on January 2, 1931 in Marshfield, Missouri and died June 7, 2013 in West Plains, Missouri.
He was united in marriage November 1, 1957 in Springfield, Missouri to Maude Ann Wood.
He is survived by his wife, Maude Ann Wood Gintz, of the home, West Plains, Missouri; two children, Tammy Gintz of West Plains and Terri Lamb and husband, Rick, Mt. Vernon, Missouri; one daughter-in-law, Bernice Gintz Clark and husband, Craig, of Seymour, Missouri; one sister, Lois Marriott of Roeland Park, Kansas; nine grandchildren, Alison Alaimo, Michael Kennedy, James Kennedy, Stephanie Hickey, Hillary Gintz, Mindy Detherow, Brett Lamb, Joshua Lamb and Adam Lamb; four step grandchildren, Tim Clark, Jeremy Clark, Brandon Clark, and Kelby Clark; nine great grandchildren, Kiora, Quana, Sydney, Andrew, Cooper, Brandon, Truman, Sophia, and Joey; five step great grandchildren, Isaac, Kierra, Sienna, Cash, and Riley.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Steven Gintz; one brother, Arnold Gintz, and one sister, Retha Browne.
He was a member of Fremont Hills Baptist Church in Ozark, Missouri. He loved woodworking. He had been employed as a repairman for National Cash Register Company for over twenty-five years. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
Visitation will be Sunday, June 9, 2013 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.