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David Winstead

November 26, 1944 — October 17, 2019

Round Lake, Illinois

David L. Winstead, 74 of Round Lake, IL passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL. after a lengthy battle with myelofibrosis (Cancer).

He was born on November 26, 1944 to the late Emmett and Rosa (Staples) Winstead in Central City, KY.  David attended Delavan High School and graduated while in the Navy.  He proudly served in the U.S. Navy for 10 years, including his time in Vietnam.  On January 25, 1969 he married Shelia Baker.  They celebrated 50 years of marriage earlier this year.  He loved cars, particularly Mustangs.  He enjoyed computers and crossword puzzles, but David’s greatest love was for his family, especially his grandchildren.

David is survived by his wife of 50 years, Shelia, his daughter, Michele (Chad) Klessig, his son, Kevin (Dana) Winstead, his grandchildren; Adam Hill, Zachary Mattern, Corey Swim, Haley Swim, Cameron Collins, Destinee Collins, Trinity Collins, Dylan Klessig, Dustyn Klessig, Austyn Klessig, Ashtyn Klessig, Ethan Winstead, and Keegan Winstead, his great grandchildren; Bella Hill and Fayelynn Swim.

He was preceded in death his parents and his brother, William Winstead.

Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Warren Funeral Home & Cemetery located at 1475 N. Cemetery Rd. Gurnee, IL.   Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Entombment will be at Warren Cemetery.

Warren Funeral Home is assisting the family.


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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Warren Funeral Home, Cemetery & Mausoleum

1475 N Cemetery Rd, Gurnee, IL 60031

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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