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Byron W. Winn

January 16, 1933 — October 16, 2021

Byron William Winn, 88 of Stonington passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 1:15 p.m. at Springfield Memorial Hospital in Springfield, IL. He was born on January 16, 1933 in Odell, IL the son of Glenn E. and Betty M. (Cagley) Winn. He married Nancy Campbell on April 9, 1954 in in the First Baptist Church Parsonage in Taylorville, IL. He worked at the Mueller Company in Decatur in Decatur for 45 years and 11 months. He served in the United Sates Navy, (shellback), stationed out of Yorktown Virginia and was on the USS Lake Champlain aircraft carrier as a gunner’s mate during the Korean Conflict. Byron spent most of his life in Stonington, where he grew up, built his home, and raised his family. For many years he enjoyed the food and fellowship at the Country Kitchen in Taylorville and he was a loyal fan of the St. Louis Cardinals. He will be deeply missed by all.

He is survived by his Wife: Nancy Winn of Stonington, IL; Daughter: Terry Lee (David) Myers of Taylorville, IL; Son: Allen Clay (Nancy) Winn of Augusta, GA; Grandchildren: Matthew Winn, Troy Sleeth, Brittany (Corey) Toomey, Paige Myers, Brooke Myers; Great-Grandchildren: Zoey Scoles, Emily White, Hannah Winn, Christian White, Payton White, Beibhinn Winn, Harper Myers-Krueger and Nephew: David Winn. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sister: Verna Lawler, Brother: Stuart Winn.

Byron will be cremated and the services will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project 4899 Belfort Road Suite 300 Jacksonville, FL 32256 or Illinois Sheriff’s Association 401 E. Washington St. Suite 1000 Springfield, IL 62701 or Paralyzed Veterans of America P.O. Box 758589 Topeka, KS 66675.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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