Earl Winters Jr., beloved father, grandfather and brother died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, in Sunset, Texas, at the age of 79.
Earl was born on April 3, 1937, in McAlester, to Earl Winters Sr. and Frankie D. (Ott) Winters.
He entered the United States Air Force in 1956 and served as an aeromedic specialist until his honorable discharge in 1960.
In 1969, he graduated from Okmulgee Tech with a degree in electronics repair. He owned and operated Winters TV Sales and Service for many years in McAlester.
He enjoyed building homes for family and could fix anything. Earl retired as a farmer and rancher.
He was of the Baptist faith. Earl loved his family and the Lord with all his heart and we know he is with Him now.
He is survived by his son, Bill Winters and wife, Tamra, of Sunset, Texas; daughter, Jeanie Trimble and husband, Todd, of Grand Prairie, Texas; six grandchildren, Josh Winters and wife, Miriam, Angela Scott and husband, Jim, Brandy Dunn and husband, Billy, Ryan Trimble, Dana Scherman and husband, Greg, and Amanda Hadley and husband, Todd; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Nona Bryant and husband, J.A., Gloria Adcock and husband, C.J., and LaVeta Delana, all of Quinton; brother, Raymond Winters, of Quinton, and numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Earl was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Bailey; parents, Earl and Frankie Winters, and wife, June Winters Henderson.
The family will greet friends Friday, Jan. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Chaneys Memorial Chapel.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Chaneys Memorial Chapel officiated by the Rev. Ron Abbott. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Memorial Park Cemetery in McAlester.
Pallbearers will be Josh Winters, Angela Scott, Brandy Dunn, Ryan Trimble, Dana Scherman and Amanda Hadley.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jesse Lovelace, Curtis Swiney and Ben Barnard.
Published on January 13, 2017