Denver Winchester, age 79, passed from this life on Sunday, December 26, 2021, at the Big South Fork Medical Center in Oneida, Tennessee.
He was born in the Blue Heron Community of Stearns, Kentucky, on April 14, 1942, to the late Clarence and Velva (Dobbs) Winchester.
Surviving family include his beloved wife Henrietta (Roberts) Winchester whom he married on July 31, 1972, a very special niece, Nakisha Ridner (Dwight) whom he thought of as a daughter, children: Darius Ridner, Isabella Claiborne and Camille Ridner whom he saw as his grandkids,
Brothers: Manford, Charles, Larry, Roger, and Ronnie Winchester, and sisters; Shirley Gibson, Janice Rose, Brenda Taylor and Barbara Berry.
Brothers-in-law: Eugene Roberts of Whitley City, Boyce Roberts of Knoxville, Tennessee, Dewayne Roberts (Sharon) of Knoxville, sister-in-law Wilda Foster of Knoxville, a special nephew, Kenneth R, Foster, and nieces Teresa Duncan and Falisha Ross.
Special friends: Harold and Joyce Gilmore of Monticello, Kentucky,
Denver retired from South Fork Coal after 25 years. He enjoyed camping and outdoors and spending time with his family.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 3, 2022, at the McCreary Memorial Gardens.
McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.