Jack B. ""Tubby"" Winters, 87, of London, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 in his residence.
Born June 7, 1926 in Briggsdale, Ohio, he was the son of Charles Joy and Violet Mae (Schaffer) Winters.
Jack was a World War II Army Air Corps Veteran.
Was a member of the First United Methodist Church of London, very active in Chandler Lodge No. 138, F&AM, Willis Commandery No. 82 Knights Templar - London, Grand Council Royal and Select Masons No. 41 - London, Aladdin Temple Shrine - Columbus, Scottish Rite, Valley of Columbus.
Jack was the 2013 Lifetime Hometown Hero recipient for Madison County, having donated over 46 gallons of blood during his lifetime. Jack was awarded a lifetime membership to the London Area Baseball Council where he was one of the original founders of the council.
In 2006, Jack retired from the Martin Marietta Company after 57 years of service.
Survivors include his son, Richard ""Buck"" (Judy) Winters of London; daughter and loving caregiver, Teri (Don) Hahn of London and daughter, Martha ""Marty"" (Don) Fields of Amarillo, Texas; grandchildren, Megan (Andrew) Losinske, Molly (Chad) Peters, Luke Winters (Mallory Murry), Andrea Ashmore, Nick (Jessica) Markley, Leah and Rachel Fields; great-grandchildren, Colton Winters, Eli North, Charley Peters, Caitlyn Biller, Samantha Ashmore, Cameron, Cora and Gabriella Markley, Kingston and ZsaZsa Losinke and Kielon Fields; sisters, Jean Irwin of Canyon, Texas, Mary (Manny) Phelps of Grove City, Barbara Hollingshead of Grove City and Sally Raymond of Orient; his traveling buddy, "Popcorn" Lewis; many special nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Peggy Jean Winters in 2006.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main St., London. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.
If they wish, friends may make memorial contributions to the American Red Cross or the Madison County Humane Society.
Online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.
Eberle-Fisher Funeral Home
103 North Main Street London, OH 43140
Published in The Madison Press from Oct. 11 to Oct. 12, 2013