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Wilson "Gene" Winstead

March 7, 1941 ~ May 22, 2022 (age 81)


Wilson "Gene" Winstead



Wilson “Gene” Winstead, age 81, of Leitchfield, departed this life Sunday, May 22, 2022 at Spring View Nursing and Rehab. The Louisville county native was born March 7, 1941, to the late Wilson Hayes Winstead Sr. and Elizabeth Goodman Knott.  He was married Rita Carolyn Winstead , who survives.

Gene was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Coast Guard.  He was a former forklift driver for General Electric in Louisville.

Besides his wife he leaves to honor his memory-- three sons Timothy Winstead of Elizabethtown, Terry Winstead of Boston, KY and Steve F. Chaney of Brownsville; a daughter, Lorie Harris (Roddy) of Louisville; a sister, Bobbie Jean Goodman of Cecilia; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  He was also preceded in death by two step-children, Lisa Chaney and William Todd Campbell; two brothers, Ronnie Knott and Jerry Winstead; one sister, Geraldine Winstead.

Memorial contributions can be made to:  Alzheimer's Association of Kentucky, 6100 Dutchmans Ln #401, Louisville, KY 40205.


12-6 PM, Friday, May 27, 2022 at his residence

 115 Moon Ave, Leitchfield, KY 42754.





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