Wayne Darnell Winsett, age 82, of Petersburg passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Winsett was a native of Lincoln County and the son of the late T. B. Winsett and Leona Lynn Land Winsett. He served as Mayor of Petersburg, former owner of Lincoln Service Station, rural mail carrier for United States Postal Service out of Petersburg, served as funeral assistant for Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home for over ten years, and was a member of Cane Creek Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Chris Warren Winsett, who passed away in 1985, four brothers, Marlan Winsett, Darwin Winsett, Arnold Winsett, Buford Winsett, and one half-brother, Gary Winsett.
He is survived by three daughters, Linda (William) Ellis of Fayetteville, Nancy (Kenneth) Richardson of Petersburg, and Lois (Wayne) McNeese of Lewisburg, three sons, Ray Winsett of Farmington, Kenny Winsett of Lynchburg, and Billy Wayne (Gwen) Winsett of Petersburg, two sisters, Ruth Hastings of Petersburg, and Lynn Wiser of Fayetteville, one half sister, Debbie Crabtree, and two half brothers, Dale and Terry Winsett. He is also survived by ten grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, eight step grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren, sixteen step great grandchildren, six step great great grandchildren, his caregiver, Jackie Wells, and his special little dog, Sissy.
Funeral services for Mr. Winsett will be Sunday, June 9, 2013, at 2 PM from the Chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with burial in Old Orchard Cemetery in Petersburg. Visitation with family will be Saturday from 4 PM to 8 PM at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory in Lewisburg.
Condolences of sympathy may be sent to www.billsmcgaugh.com.
Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.