O.T. “Wink” Winkle
Graveside service for O.T. “Wink” Winkle, 91, of Yantis will be held at 3:00 p.m., Monday, March 2, 2015 at Tira Cemetery with Bro. Earl Brown officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 2:30, prior to service, at West Oaks Funeral Home. Mr. Winkle passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015 at Briarcliff Health Center in Tyler, TX.
He was born on August 1, 1923, the son of Harry O. and Exie Tolson Winkle. He married Ioma Hust on December 24, 1942 in Magnolia, AR. She preceded him in death. Mr. Winkle was a welder, an avid hunter, fisherman, and hiker, and also of the Presbyterian faith.
He is survived by son, Steve Winkle and wife Jaquita, daughter, Donna Loyd and husband Jimmie, four grandsons, and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ioma Winkle, son, Ken Winkle, sisters, Vera Crank, Pearl Hensley, Jewel Winkle, Florence Burchfield, Vearl Burnett, Elsie Dunbar, Norma Burchfield, and Joyce Welch. Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.