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Dwight Winkler, 66, passed away on December 17, 2016, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.
Dwight was born on January 13, 1950, in Richmond, and was the son of Charles and Evelyn Winkler, both of whom preceded him in death. He was a self-employed businessman and landscaper, and was a member of First Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing and UK athletics, and loved spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include: his wife, Sherry Woolum Winkler, of Richmond; one son, Chad Winkler, of Bardstown; two daughters, Niki Winkler Howard (John), of Bardstown, and Shauna Michelle Winkler, of Charleston, S.C.; six grandchildren, Chase Howard, Sammi Howard, Owen Howard, Caden Winkler, Grant Winkler, Brooklyn Winkler; one brother, Ricky Winkler (Marsha), of Newby; two brothers-in-law, Jerry Woolum and Kerry Woolum (Kathy), both of Pineville; a sister-in-law, Terry Nelms, of Erlanger; and a host of loving nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Dwight was preceded in death by: a brother, Shelby Winkler; a brother-in-law, Ken Nelms; and a sister-in-law, Kaye Woolum.
A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2016, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Fort officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of service on Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to First Baptist Church, 425 Eastern ByPass, Richmond, KY 40475, Hospice Compassionate Care Center, 350 Isaacs Lane, Richmond, KY 40475, or the American Friends Service Committee for Immigrant Rights, www.afsc.org.
To express condolences, please visit www.orpfh.com.
Published on December 19, 2016
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