Columbia, TN - Funeral service for Stacy B. Winkler, 53, of Columbia, Tenn., formerly of Anniston, will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Gray Brown-Service with Frankie Stallings and Michael Locke officiating. Burial will follow at Eulaton United Methodist. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. at the funeral home. Survivors include daughter, Autumn M. Winkler, of Anniston; mother, Lorene Winkler, of Anniston; sisters, Julie Mayo (Rick), of Danville Va., Carol Williams (Danny), of Clinton, Miss. and Brenda Rodriquez (Jes), of Hartselle; nieces, Jenny Stowe, Kelly Shepherd, Amy Williams, Heather Locke, and Carrie Chambless; nephew, Evan Williams; six great-nephews; and one great-niece and his four legged friend, Pork. Mr. Winkler is preceded in death by his father, Luther Audry Winkler. Pallbearers and Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Blackburn, Tim Busby, Chris Mayfield, Wendell Waddell, Bill Pope, Evan Williams, Ricky Conner and Todd Holt. Mr. Winkler was a graduate of the Walter Wellborn class of 1978 and attended the Ayers Technical College. He served in the Air National Guard. He worked at Fort McClellan and retired from General Motors
in Springhill, Tenn, after 23 years of service. He was an avid deer hunter and loved spending time outdoors. Mr. Winkler was a loving father, son, brother, and friend. He will be greatly missed. Online condolences made to the family at www.graybrownservice.com.