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W.D. "Rusty" Winstead

August 20, 1924 ~ February 5, 2021 (age 96)




August 20, 1924 – February 5, 2021


LOUISBURG – William Donald “Rusty” Winstead, 96, of Louisburg, died Friday afternoon at his home.

Rusty was a son of the late Doc and Lillian J. Winstead. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nona Bunn Winstead; sister, Mary Parker Benson; brothers, Closs Winstead, Jerry Winstead and John Winstead.

Rusty was an Army Veteran of WWII. He was a farmer and after he retired from farming he went to work at Bobby Murray Chevrolet for 19 years until he retired from there.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at New Hope Christian Church Cemetery. Strickland Funeral Home will be open on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm for those who wish to sign the register.

Rusty is survived by his son, Ray Winstead; grandson, Justin Winstead; great-grandchildren, Chandler, Nathaniel and Harper; many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to New Hope Christian Church, 2779 NC Hwy 98 W., Louisburg, NC 27549 

Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg,


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Graveside Service
February 10, 2021

11:00 AM
New Hope Christian Church Cemetery
2793 NC 98 Hwy.
Louisburg, NC 27549

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