Pensacola City Councilman Wingate Passes Away

August 13, 2019

Pensacola City Councilman Gerald Wingate has died.

Wingate, who was battling cancer, passed away overnight.

The District 5 councilman served as council president from 2017-2018 and vice president from 2016-2017.

Wingate was a Pensacola native, and he served as officer in the U.S. Army for 25 years. He graduated from Booker T. Washington High School, Pensacola Junior College and the University of West Florida. He is survived by his wife and five children.


3 Responses to “Pensacola City Councilman Wingate Passes Away”

  1. David Allen on August 13th, 2019 9:52 pm

    So sorry for your loss he was a fine gentleman and a good friend

  2. Irene Daughtery on August 13th, 2019 5:48 pm

    So sorry to hear this, prayers for Betsey, his sister Debbie and other family members. He was a fine person! My husband and I worked with him for years.

  3. tg on August 13th, 2019 2:13 pm

    He was a great Patriot and great City Councilman my sympathies to the family.

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