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Raymond C. Winstead

August 30, 1947 ~ May 19, 2021 (age 73)

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Raymond C. Winstead “Hootie”, 73, of Thornhill, passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at his home. He professed faith in Christ at an early age.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Helen Winstead of Washburn; brother, Wayne Winstead of Michigan; granddaughter, Angel Bolden; great-granddaughter, Sophie McGinnis

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Vena Winstead; sons, Stacy Winstead, Craig (Tammy) Winstead, Tony Winstead; daughters, Nicky Crawford, Stephanie Winstead, Crystal (Greg) Nicley; brothers, Steve (Dolly) Winstead, Vanoye (Linda) Winstead, Vernon Winstead; sisters, Brenda (Howard) Coffman, Charlotte (Gary) Needham; 19 grandkids, with a special recognition to Haley and Jace Nicley, and many special friends and family.

Family will receive friends on Friday, May 21, 2020, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm with funeral services to follow at 8:00pm, with Rev. Lyndall Welch and Rev. Johnny Meyers officiating, and singing by the Welch family.

Friends and family will meet at Smith-Reagan Funeral home on Saturday, May 22,2021 at 9:45, to go in procession to McGinnis-Harrell Cemetery in Thornhill for an 11:00am graveside service.

Pallbearers: Craig Winstead, Stacy Winstead, Tony Winstead, Greg Nicley, Jace Nicley, and Noah Waller.

Honorary Pallbearers: Koda Anthony, Joe Bailey, and Stacey Bailey.

Services entrusted to Smith-Reagan Funeral Home of Rutledge,

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May 21, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith-Reagan Funeral Home
326 Water St
Rutledge, TN 37861

Funeral Service
May 21, 2021

8:00 PM
Smith-Reagan Funeral Home
326 Water St
Rutledge, TN 37861

Graveside Service
May 22, 2021

11:00 AM
McGinnis-Harrell Cemetery
680 Campground Rd
Thorn Hill, TN 37881

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