Dallas Eugene Windsor

Born: Mon., Mar. 20, 1944
Died: Mon., Sep. 29, 2014


Visitation

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Thu., Oct. 02, 2014
Location: Salm-McGill-Tangeman


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Thu., Oct. 02, 2014
Location: Salm-McGill-Tangeman


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Dallas Eugene Windsor, 70, 519 S. Main Ave., Sidney, Ohio, passed away at his residence on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5:40 PM of natural causes.  He was born March 20, 1944 in Sidney, Ohio, the son of Preston and Helen (Grindel) Windsor and they are deceased.   Surviving is a daughter, Amanda Windsor of Alexandria, Virginia and a son, Tony Fraij and his wife Tricia of Hilliard, Ohio; also surviving is a sister, Rosalee Patterson and husband Ed of Port Jefferson, Ohio and a cousin, James Loos of Sidney and two grandchildren.   Mr. Windsor was a 1962 graduate of Sidney High School.   He was a United States Army veteran serving in the Vietnam War.   He had been a corporate pilot for Coldway Corporation in Sidney before his retirement.   He was a member of the Sidney American Legion, Sidney VFW and the Shelby County Deer Hunter’s Association.   Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home in Sidney with Rev. Phil Chilcote.   Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney.   Friends may call at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home in Sidney from 12 Noon until the hour of service on Thursday, October 2, 2014.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Sidney American Legion, 1265 4th Ave., Sidney, Ohio  45365 or the Sidney VFW, 2841 Wapakoneta Ave., Sidney, Ohio  45365.   Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.   Condolences may be expressed to the Windsor family on Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home’s web site at:  www.salm-mcgillandtangemanfh.com

Charitable donations may be made in Dallas's memory to the following organizations:

Sidney American Legion
1265 Fourth Ave., Sidney, Ohio 45365
Tel: 937-492-6410

Sidney VFW
2841 Wapakoneta Ave., Sidney, Ohio 45365

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Jeff & Lorie Beigel Family
   Posted Wed October 01, 2014
Our condolences. We are very sorry to hear of Dallas' passing. He was a good man and truly part of the fabric of this community. Because of prior commitments we will not be able to personally attend on Thursday but want Amanda, Tony and the family to know they have our deepest sympathies.

Mike and Gretchen Burns
   Posted Thu October 02, 2014
Dallas was a good friend and always voiced his political views. I wish to express my sympathies to Amanda and Tony on your fathers passing. May he be in Gods arms and peace be with you both.

Duane Mullen
   Posted Thu October 02, 2014
A Random Kindness

I have known Dallas for over half a century. I've chased parts in Dayton with him. I've flown with him. I've laughed with him (and at him! ). I've listened to unbelievable stories and taken sage advice. I've listened to his pride in his children. He called me 'Bubby'; one of a few people that I would allow to call me that. You see, I am the person I am today because of Dallas Windsor, arguably because of a random act of kindness in 1965.

In mid-summer, 1965, I was in USAF basic training in San Antonio, TX. Dallas was stationed at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. I was homesick . . . and ready to take a long, unauthorized walk. One Sunday afternoon, I was called to the Day Room, I had a visitor, it was Dallas. He'd heard I was at Lackland AFB and took the time to stop by and see me. In itself, no big deal, but it helped to get me past a bad bump in the road.

That random act of kindness enabled me to have a great military experience and point me in the direction of my future career. Virtually everything in my life after that Sunday visit is the result of that visit.

Some weeks ago, while visiting Dallas in Lima, I held his hand and said a prayer, if not for recovery, then for a peaceful passing. I trust that his final days and hours were peaceful. I ask our Lord and Savior to look on Dallas with favor and give him eternal rest.

The Hemp family
   Posted Thu October 02, 2014
Always had a kind word for & with me , for that i am thankful ! Prayers for strength to the family. Sincerely John Hemp

Ted Kuck
   Posted Sat December 27, 2014
It is only now these several months later (December 2014) that I am learning of your loss of Dallas. I am saddened because he was a dear friend of my Brother, Joe who also passed away this year in March. And in the agony and pain of the loss of a dear Brother, Dallas befriended me as a distant Brother, remembering Joe and offering his sympathies with a number of phone calls from Sidney to New York, beyond what anyone would expect for someone I only new through the visits Joe had with Dallas and their years together in school in Sidney. I know that Joe saw a dear friend in Dallas and one that lasted a lifetime. Following Joe's death, Dallas sent me a picture of the elementary school class when both of them were both very cute guys.

I extend my sincerest sympathies and condolences to all those who knew and loved Dallas. My heart is heavy over his loss.