George G. Bingham III, who had owned a limousine service for the last 16 years, died in his Mashpee home on May 29. He was 76.
He was the husband of Beverly (Martin) Bingham, to whom he was married for 51 years.
Born in Manhattan, New York, he was the son of George G. Bingham II and Amelia Peters Bingham. The oldest son of eight children he would travel the country and world with his military family, graduating from Nurnberg American High School in Germany in 1962. During his high school years, he participated in track meets throughout Europe, winning numerous competitions including receiving a silver medal in the Junior Olympics in 1962.
He was a veteran of the Vietmam War. He served with the US Army 102nd Airborne, and was awarded the Overseas Long Tour status for his service from 1963 to 1966. Following his active duty, he continued his military service in the Otis Air National Guard as a US Air Force Security Forces Craftsman from 1973 to 2003, retiring with medals and honors for his service.
Mr. Bingham owned Elite Limousine of Cape Cod from 2003 to 2019.
An avid sportsman, golf was his favorite pastime, but he also loved boating, fishing, hunting, and traveling with family in a camper.
In town he served on the Mashpee-Wakeby Lake Management Committee.
He was a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and frequently provided security for the annual powwow. His food stand offering stuffed quahogs was a familiar sight on the grounds for decades.
In addition to his wife and his mother, he leaves his aunt, Anne Peters Brown; two daughters, Felicia Howey and her husband, Anthony Howey, of Richmond, Virginia, and Melisha Hendricks and her husband, Carlton Hendricks Jr., of Mashpee; seven grandchildren; six siblings, Steven Bingham of Boston, Michelle Romano of Maryland, Christopher Bingham of Las Vegas, Nevada, Peter Bingham of Mashpee, Rick Bingham of Las Vegas and Marla Bingham of San Diego, California; and a large extended family.
He was preceded in death by his brother Mark Bingham; and his father, Lieutenant Colonel George G. Bingham II.
There will be a private memorial service.