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 Wayne Winsted – Obituary

By  | June 10, 2018 | Filed under: Obituaries, Spry Memorial Chapel

 Wayne Winsted, age 78, of Russellville, passed away on Friday, June 8th at Helen Keller Hospital.

Visitation is Monday, June 11, 2018 at Spry Memorial Chapel from noon-2 p.m. with the funeral afterwards at 2 p.m. Officiating is Brother DeWayne Crumley. Burial is at Franklin Memorial Gardens.

Wayne was born on June 15, 1939 in Alabama to Reverend Johnnie and Linnie Winsted. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his brother, Chester Winsted.

Mr. Winsted is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Colena Newell Winsted; his daughter, Cynthia Winsted Pounders (Paul); his son, Alan Winsted (Debra); grandchildren, Amanda DiTrocchio (Matt), Kelly Murray (Dustin), Hunter Winsted, Levi Winsted, Aymee-Beth Britton, AshLee Britton; great-grandchildren, Hayden DiTrocchio and Brock DiTrocchio; brothers, Autry Winsted and Larry Winsted; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers include Hunter Winsted, Levi Winsted, AshLee Britton, Dustin Murray, Nathan Hulsey, and Brandon King.

He worked for Robbins Tire for 18 years, and then for the Alabama Forestry Commission for 31 years. Wayne enjoyed spending most of his days on his cattle farm, coon and deer hunting, shooting guns, and gardening, but his favorite way to spend his time was with his family and friends.

Thank you to Helen Keller hospital staff, nurses and doctors as well as Terrace Manor Rebab for the care they gave him. Thank you to everyone who called and visited with him and us during this time.

Spry Memorial Chapel assisted the family. To leave private condolences, please visit our website at

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