WINKLER, Wesley D., 87, of Sardis, OH, died Saturday, August 24, 2013, at the Monroe County Care Center, Woodsfield, OH.
He was born October 25, 1925 at the family home in Sardis, the son of the late Harry John and Rose Marie Straub Winkler.
He was a 1944 graduate of Sardis High School.
Wesley was a farmer; a U.S. Army veteran of WWII; and served in the Army reserves until 1975 with 20 years military service. He loved spending time with his nephew, Ronnie, and was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Clyde, Roy, Homer and Harold Winkler.
Survivors include 12 nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Alberta Winkler of Sardis.
Family will receive friends on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home, 37234 Mound Street, Sardis.
A private graveside service with military honors will be held at the convenience of the family.
Interment in Salem Cemetery, Sardis.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Monroe County Care Center Activity Fund, 47045 Moore Ridge Road, Woodsfield, OH 43793.
Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.