William D. “Billy” Winsett
May 28, 1937 -
December 5, 2012

Visitation

December 7, 2012
5-8 p.m.

Service 

December 8, 2012
2 p.m.

Interment

Obituary

Mr. William D. (Billy) Winsett, age 75 of Fayetteville, passed away Wednesday at his residence. He was a native of Lincoln County and the son of the late Ferris Jackson and Della Marie Bobo Winsett.

Mr. Winsett was an active member of the Wells Hill Church of Christ. He worked for Davidson Iron Works for 27 years then opened his own business, WW Iron Works, in 1983 and retired in 2009. He was a member of the National Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA) and a Director from 1993 to 1997 serving as the chair of the Standards Committee.

He was a private pilot and member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association (AOPA).

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Richard McWilliams officiating. Burial will follow in Campbell Cemetery beside his first wife Joyce Smith Winsett with Higgins Funeral Home in charge.

Survivors include his wife Sue Alsup Winsett of Fayetteville, three sons Jeffery (Tracey) Winsett of San Antonio, TX, Jay (Lisa) Mitchell of Fayetteville and Zack Winsett of Fayetteville and two daughters Teresa (Paul) Swystun of Cookeville and Christy Amis of Nashville, nine grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Mr. Winsett was preceded in death by his brother Kenneth Winsett, sisters, Jackie Jeanneret, Delphia Franks, and Gigi Scott.

Visitation with the family will be Friday evening 5-8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Campaign of Christ in India, ATTN: Ben Renegar, PO Box 1448, Hamilton, AL 35570 or to the American Cancer Society.

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9 Comments

  1. Al Swystun

    Our deepest sympathy to Sue and all of the family.
    We knew Billy as a kind and gentle man and
    grandparent. He will be missed by all who had the
    good fortune to meet him.

    Reply
  2. Tom Corwin

    I had the opportunity to work with Billy at Davidson Iron Works for several years.He was a very gifted special person.My family will keep your family in our prayers.

    Reply
  3. Lynn Warren

    Mrs. Sue and family,

    I want to express my deepest sympathy in the loss of Mr. Billy. I really enjoyed the years I spent as his employee at WW Iron. I will remember you all in my prayers in the days to come.

    God Bless!
    Lynn Warren

    Reply
  4. Sandra Bryant

    Sue and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I had only met Billy once, but I know how much he meant to you. May God comfort you during this difficult time. I am here if you need anything. Love~Sandra

    Reply
  5. Karen Gilliam

    Dear Sue,
    I want you to know how sad I was to hear aboit Billy’s passing. I won’t be able to visit with you, but I am holding you close to my heart. I will be in touch with you soon.
    All my love,
    Karen

    Reply
  6. James A. Bonner

    Sue;

    All our memories of Billy are of a kind, gentle , “Sweet” man, a friend to all with whom he had dealings. We remember him well from all our business with both of you at WW Iron works. May the peace only God can give be with you now and in the future.

    Jim & Kaye

    Reply
  7. Mildred Posey Mcnatt

    Ms. Sue and Family,I am so sad to hear the passing of Mr. Billy.He was a wonderful person.I have lots of good memories of yall over the years,One I will never forget is when he built the gyro for NASA. He invited me to try it out.that was BBQ Shack days.Love you and I am close if you need me.Love you Mildred

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  8. kay horton

    TO A WONDERFUL CHRISTIAN MAN WHO IVE KNOW SINCE I WAS A YOUNG GIRL SO GLAD TO HAVE KNOW U MRS SUE UR IN MY PRAYERS HERE IF U NEED ME LOVE KAY

    Reply
  9. Ann Hopkins

    Billy was a good friend to mother, sorry for your loss.

    Reply

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9 Comments

  1. Al Swystun

    Our deepest sympathy to Sue and all of the family.
    We knew Billy as a kind and gentle man and
    grandparent. He will be missed by all who had the
    good fortune to meet him.

    Reply
  2. Tom Corwin

    I had the opportunity to work with Billy at Davidson Iron Works for several years.He was a very gifted special person.My family will keep your family in our prayers.

    Reply
  3. Lynn Warren

    Mrs. Sue and family,

    I want to express my deepest sympathy in the loss of Mr. Billy. I really enjoyed the years I spent as his employee at WW Iron. I will remember you all in my prayers in the days to come.

    God Bless!
    Lynn Warren

    Reply
  4. Sandra Bryant

    Sue and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I had only met Billy once, but I know how much he meant to you. May God comfort you during this difficult time. I am here if you need anything. Love~Sandra

    Reply
  5. Karen Gilliam

    Dear Sue,
    I want you to know how sad I was to hear aboit Billy’s passing. I won’t be able to visit with you, but I am holding you close to my heart. I will be in touch with you soon.
    All my love,
    Karen

    Reply
  6. James A. Bonner

    Sue;

    All our memories of Billy are of a kind, gentle , “Sweet” man, a friend to all with whom he had dealings. We remember him well from all our business with both of you at WW Iron works. May the peace only God can give be with you now and in the future.

    Jim & Kaye

    Reply
  7. Mildred Posey Mcnatt

    Ms. Sue and Family,I am so sad to hear the passing of Mr. Billy.He was a wonderful person.I have lots of good memories of yall over the years,One I will never forget is when he built the gyro for NASA. He invited me to try it out.that was BBQ Shack days.Love you and I am close if you need me.Love you Mildred

    Reply
  8. kay horton

    TO A WONDERFUL CHRISTIAN MAN WHO IVE KNOW SINCE I WAS A YOUNG GIRL SO GLAD TO HAVE KNOW U MRS SUE UR IN MY PRAYERS HERE IF U NEED ME LOVE KAY

    Reply
  9. Ann Hopkins

    Billy was a good friend to mother, sorry for your loss.

    Reply

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