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Laddie Joe Winn

Laddie Joe Winn age 92 died Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at Wendover Hospice. Born in Cleveland County on November 19, 1922, he was the son of the late Summie Cleatus and Ethel McSwain Winn. He was a life long member of Boiling Springs Baptist Church. Joe served in the Army during WWII, where he worked in the Engineer Corp, and was a Deep Sea Diver. He earned numerous medals, including four bronze service stars, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, and Philippine Liberation Ribbon, for his service. He retired from Fiber Industries after many years of service; he worked as the custodian at Boiling Springs Baptist Church after retirement and later at Ingles Supermarket in Boiling Springs. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Lou Callahan Winn; a sister, Ruth Greene; a brother, James Winn; two daughters-in-law, Agnes Winn and Teresa Winn.

Joe is survived by two sons, Bobby J. Winn of Boiling Springs and Dale Winn and wife Martha of Shelby; three grandchildren, Jason Winn and wife Julie, Heather Jones and husband Ronnie, and Myra Grigg; eight great grandchildren, Cheyenne Frazier, McKenzie Grigg, Anna Grace Winn, Brantley Winn, Sage McMahan, Abby McMahan, Emily Jones, Brandon Jones; and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the Doctors, nurses and staff at Hospice Cleveland County and Sarah Moore, for the wonderful care that Joe received and the love they showed to him and the family.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. at Boiling Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Keith McKinney ,Dr. Carroll Page and Jason Winn officiating. The family will receive friends from 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm in the Life Enrichment Center.

Memorials can be made to Boiling Springs Baptist Church, PO Box 917, Boiling Springs NC 28017 or Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby NC 28150

Cecil M Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Winn

Guest Registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com

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