Beryl H. 'Bing' Bingham, 83, passed away Monday, Nov. 22, 2004, at his home in Heber City, Utah.
Bing was born Feb. 14, 1921, in Douglas, Ariz., the son of Esdras and Martha Parsons Bingham. He was a graduate of Leuzinger High School in Hawthorne, Calif. Bing spent most of his life at sea. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Naval Air Force. After his time in the service, he became a merchant mariner and stayed that course until his retirement. While living in Newbury Park, he owned Smiley's and Kimmerer. In Wyoming, he owned Ron Rico's. He enjoyed all aspects of life, including playing cribbage, time in the mountains, and fishing and all types of sports. He was a very good-hearted person who would lend a hand wherever needed. He truly loved his family and friends.
He is survived by his son, Burt (wife Carol) Bingham; three grandchildren; brother William H. Bingham; sisters Clara Frye and Lillian Elder Houston; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and two sisters. A graveside service will be held at noon Monday, Nov. 29, at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park, 2052 Howard Road, Camarillo. Visitation will be held one hour before the graveside service in the chapel of Conejo Mountain Memorial Park. Condolences and memories may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the family name in the e-mail.