Sgt. Roland Wade Winstead
Sgt. Roland Wade Winstead, age 83, of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013. He was a member of Spruce Pine Baptist Church in Mooresburg and faithfully attended Grace Memorial Church in Alcoa. Daddy has gone home, after a long battle with cancer, to be with our Heavenly Father, now he feels great! Preceded in death by his wife of 29 years, Barbara (Bobbie); his Dad, Mom; and two brothers, Virgil and Dale; his best friend, O.C. Johnson. We that remain here on this earth: daughters, Deborah Haley and husband Darryl, Cynthia Winstead; brother, Jim White; grandsons, Jeremy Winstead and wife Melissa, Joshua Haley and Jordan Gonzales; great-grandsons, Darryl Lee “D.W.”, Nathan Ryan, and Robert Alan Winstead; also left are six great-great grandchildren. He was a good daddy that became a great man who loved the Lord with his whole heart. He was in the United States Marine Corps (1952-1961). He was a veteran of the Korean War. The family will receive friends Thursday, April 4, 2013, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Highland South Funeral Home with funeral services immediately following at 7:30 p.m. with Reverend Ron Sunderland officiating. Graveside services will be conducted Friday, April 5, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Highland South Memorial Park with military honors.