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In Memory of

Donald E. Winchester

March 12, 1935 - June 14, 2017

Obituary


Donald E. Winchester, 82, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away June 14, 2017, at Hamilton Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 12, 1935, in Mt. Vernon, Indiana, to Earnie Carl Winchester and Edna Fern (Bottomley) Winchester, the second oldest of five sons.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. Don was always ready to lend a helping hand.

He retired from Alcoa (Warrick Works) in 1993. He was a car enthusiast in his spare time and was always working on them. Don's pride and joy was a 1951...

Donald E. Winchester, 82, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away June 14, 2017, at Hamilton Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 12, 1935, in Mt. Vernon, Indiana, to Earnie Carl Winchester and Edna Fern (Bottomley) Winchester, the second oldest of five sons.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. Don was always ready to lend a helping hand.

He retired from Alcoa (Warrick Works) in 1993. He was a car enthusiast in his spare time and was always working on them. Don's pride and joy was a 1951 Chevy that he restored and customized. He was always at the car shows and won many trophies.

Don was preceded in death by his father; mother; and one brother, Robert D. Winchester.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Patricia A. (Waninger) Winchester; son, Keith D. Winchester (Rhonda); daughter, Donna J. Smith; granddaughters, Heather Nicole Scott (Jeremy), Kendra Marie Lathrop (Matt), Hannah Leigh Keown; great-grandson, Gage Christian Scott; and brothers, Edward Winchester, Kenneth Winchester, and Steven Winchester.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17, 2017, at Alexander Newburgh Chapel and 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. service time on Saturday, June 18, 2017, at the funeral home. Pastor Rick Riley will be officiating. Entombment will be at Oak Hill Mausoleum in Evansville, Indiana. Pallbearers will be Edward Winchester, Kenneth Winchester, Steven Winchester, Edward Winchester, Jr., Jeremy Scott and Matt Lathrop.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 6100 Dutchman's Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205-3284.