William Claude Winebarger

William Claude Winebarger

William Claude Winebarger, 81, of Wilkesboro passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist-Wilkes Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, July 1, 2021, at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Rex Eldreth and Rev. Jackie Stone officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery (16 North). The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m.at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Winebarger was born May 19, 1940, in Ashe County to Guy William and Lucy Parsons Winebarger.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers, Solie, Homer, Allen, Ralph and Ray Winebarger.

He is survived by his wife, Elva Griffin Winebarger of the home; a daughter, Ellen Wingler and husband, Wayne, of North Wilkesboro; a son, Tim Winebarger of Wilkesboro; nine grandchildren, Adam Wingler and wife Kristin, Holly Winebarger, T.J. Winebarger, Michael Winebarger, Sarah Winebarger, Ian Winebarger, Steven Winebarger, Grace Winebarger and Baily Winebarger; a sister, Wanda Bare and husband Rex of Millers Creek; two brothers, Raymond Winebarger and wife Ola Mae of Lenoir and Herman Winebarger and wife Leona of Moravian Falls.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Pilgram Baptist Church, PO Box 1517, Millers Creek, NC 28651 or Northside Baptist Church, PO Box 2731, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

Online condolences may be made to www.reinssturdivant.com.

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