John Merritt Winstead


John Merritt Winstead, 70, of Roxboro, died Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Harry Wharton Winstead, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Merritt Winstead, who survives. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his daughter, Elizabeth Winstead. Mr. Winstead was the owner and operator of the computer repair business Stix, Inc.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Carol Ann Winstead of the home; son, John M. Winstead, Jr. of Alexandria, Va.; brother, Wharton Winstead, Jr. and wife, Kathryn of Asheville; two sisters: Jo Catharine of Oak Island and Betsy Allen and husband, Archie of Winston-Salem; nephew, Sim Winstead of Roxboro and niece, Beth graves of Dublin, Ohio.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023.
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