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Roy Winstead

Roy Merrell Winstead

October 8, 1946 - September 12, 2019
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Obituary

Roy Merrell Winstead, 72, of Canyon, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019. Services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, September 14 at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Rick Enns, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at Dreamland Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, September 13 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Brooks Chapel. Merrell was born October 8, 1946 in Canyon to Joe and Minnie Lou Merrill Winstead. He married Jan Bennett on June 14, 1969. Merrell spent 34 years working for the Texas Highway Department as an assistant engineer. He loved horses and farmed close to Happy. He was a member of the Randall County Sheriffs Posse, the domino group on the square, Happy Senior Citizens, the card group at the elevator in Happy and the First United Methodist Church of Canyon. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Kathryn Hefner and brother, Joe Marlin Winstead. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Jan; two daughters, Monica Avery and husband Patrick, Donna Knight and husband Brian; grandchildren, Trip and Bash Avery, Dustin and Samantha Knight; and a sister, Brenda Winstead. The family would like to thank everyone at Kindred Hospice and True Blessings.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    September 13, 2019 | 7:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    September 13, 2019 7:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Brooks Chapel
    Address
    1702 5th Avenue
    Canyon, TX 79015
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  • Service

    September 14, 2019 | 7:00pm
    When
    September 14, 2019 7:00pm
    Location
    First United Methodist Church of Canyon
    Address
    1818 4th Avenue
    Canyon, TX 79015
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Sharon Gerber

Posted at 12:00am
Brenda....So very sorry to hear of his passing on. Such a wonderful family & Blessed life. Prayers for all of you.
SH

Shirley Walker Hunt

Posted at 12:00am
Jan I am so deeply sorrowed to hear of your husbands passing. My prayers and thoughts will be with you and your family. I pray that God will give you peace.
ES

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Posted at 12:00am
A Spathiphyllum was ordered on September 13, 2019
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Expression of Sympathy

Posted at 12:00am
A Spathiphyllum was sent on September 13, 2019 Deepest Sympathy. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Tim &Cheryl Webb & family
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Expression of Sympathy

Posted at 12:00am
A Spathiphyllum was sent on September 13, 2019 In memory of a good man, husband, father, grandfather, and friend. Pat and Patty Avery
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