Isaac Robert Winesett Jr.

Army, PFC, 22-May-1944 to ?, Co. K, 378th Infantry


Born in 3-Dec-1913 and died 16-May-2000
Son of Isaac Robert Winesett and Lola Withheld

Married 1931 to Ruth Geanetta Withheld
Born 28-Jul-1914 and died 16-Mar-2012
Daughter of James Alexander Kegley and Lucy Poindexter

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Robert and Ruth ------------ Robert

He was called Robert. When inducted into the Army, he was described as being 6 feet 2 inches in heighth, weighted 155 pounds, had brown hair and grey eyes.

Robert was an upholster and later a director for Vaughn Funeral Home. He played the guitar and was known for dancing the Floy Joy to Flat Foot Floogie.

Robert had special memories of a snow storm on sunday, 16-Mar-1932. He served in the Army during World War II. He was living with Uncle Bob and taking care of the store when drafted. He had only 3 days to take care of his affairs and had to sell the store for $10,000. He was wounded in battle - seeing action at Metz in France and at the Battle of the Bulge.

Ruth taught the piano and organ in public school and privately. She was her church organist for more than 40 years.

Robert and Ruth's children are:
1. Sharon Marlor, who married an Osborne, deceased
2. Lola Leslie who married an Isaacs-Vaughn,
3. Patricia "Patty" Lucy who married a Reynolds, and
4. Kem Alexander, who married Martha (withheld}

Leslie is working on her phd in music.

Robert was a resident at Waddell Nursing Home at the time of his death. He and Martha are interred in the Felts Memorial Cemetery.

Any additional information about the members of this family would be appreciated.

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