Bynum Winkler
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Wednesday
29
January

Visitation atFuneral Home

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory
194 Queen Street
Boone, North Carolina, United States
Thursday
30
January

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Rutherwood Baptist Church
142 Don Hayes Rd.
Boone, North Carolina, United States
Wednesday
29
January

Final Resting Place

3:00 pm
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Rutherwood Baptist Church Cemetery
142 Don Hayes Road
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Obituary of Bynum William Winkler

Bynum William Winkler, age 94, of Larry Winkler Road, Boone, passed away Sunday morning, January 26, 2020 at his home. Born February 17, 1925 in Watauga County, he was a son of Avery Crawford and Rose Mae Wilcox Winkler. Bynum was a long standing member of Rutherwood Baptist Church. After serving in the US Army during WWII, Mr. Winkler returned to Watauga County. He served as a deputy with the Watauga County Sheriff's Department in the early '70 before his career as a long distance trucker. Bynum loved his family and especially enjoyed riding motorcycles with his grandson, Jason. Mr. Winkler is survived by his daughter, Mary W. Greene of Boone; son, Bill Winkler and wife, Carolyn, of Wilkesboro; grandson, Jason Winkler and his girlfriend, Lisa, of Wilkesboro; granddaughters, Tracy Lowery and husband, Richard of Boone, Kelia Caudill and husband, Wayne, of Zionville, Lisa Lingle and husband, Stephen, of Wilkesboro, April Tucker and husband, Finley, of Lenoir, Kristie Winkler of Wilkesboro, Susan Millsaps and fiancé, Ricky, of Vilas, and Kim Ritter and husband, Charles, of Eden; fifteen great-grandchildren and eleven great-great grandchildren; brother, Dee H. Winkler and wife, Doris, of Lenoir, sister, Bessie Jean Correll of Hudson; and special caregiver and great-granddaughter, Heather Watson and special caregiver, Jodie Davis. A number of nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane Clayton; son, David Howard Winkler; step-son, John David Clayton; brothers, Howard and Jack Winkler; sisters, Alda Winkler, Geneva Finncannon and Frieda Piercy; and sons-in-law, Rex Greene, Wayne Isaacs, and Robert Millsaps. Funeral services for Bynum Winkler will be conducted Thursday morning, January 30, at 11 o'clock, at Rutherwood Baptist Church, officiated by Pastor Peter Vanderburg and Rev. Roger Newton. Graveside Honors, provided by the American Legion Post 130 and the Disabled American Legion Chapter 90, will follow at the Rutherwood Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 o'clock at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. Flowers are appreciated or the family suggests memorials to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, NW, Lenoir, NC 28645. Online condolences may be shared at www.austlinandbarnesfuneralhome.com Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Winkler family.
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