In Memory of Bill Winston

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WILLIAM HENRY "BILL" WINSTON, SR. HAMMOND, IN William Henry "Bill" Winston Sr., age 87 of Hammond, was called to heaven Tuesday, June 16, 2015. He was born November 9th, 1927. Bill is survived by his loving, best friend, soul mate and wife of 42 years, Glenida Winston. Together they shared a blended family of eight children: Pamela, Sherry, William Jr. (Geri), Paula (Ernie), Donald (Darcy), Donna, and Sandra. Giving them 18 grandchildren: Keith B., Troy, Tamara, Tracy, Sean, Keith W., Allison, Sasha, Julie, Stephanie,Joshua, Craig, Jacob, James, Shane, Trisha, and Dylan. Giving "Grandpa" and "Grandma" an additional 20 great grandchildren: Anthony, Zachary, Bryanna, Kylee, Stephen, Charles, Morgan, Christopher, Heidi, Jack, Bryce, Brenna, Aiden, Jason, Jonathan, Brodie, Colton, Emily, Brooke, andGrace with more still to come. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Guy and Helen Winston, his three siblings, Doris, Gene and Jack, son, Robert Jr. and granddaughter, Jaime. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at White Funeral Home, located at 921 W. 45th Avenue, Griffith with Elder Russell Smiddy officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, in Schererville, IN. Friends may meet with the family on Monday, June 22, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at White Funeral Home. Bill served in the Navy and is a WWII and Korean War veteran. After he would go on to work at Amoco Research. He was a proud member of Cline Garden's Christian Church. He loved playing for his church's dart ball team. Bill loved bowling and was very proud that he bowled in the same league at Plaza Lanes for 50 years. But he loved his family, his church and his country more than anything. Bill would introduce himself to strangers as "Grandpa" and show them his list of eight children and 37 grand and great grandchildren. He will be dearly missed! - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nwitimes/obituary.aspx?pid=175123695#sthash.Mdi35s1u.dpuf