Ernest F. "Ernie" Winters

Monday, March 2, 2009

Ernest F. "Ernie" Winters Jr., 68, of Monrovia, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville.

He was born Sept. 22, 1940 in Allegheny County, Pa., to Ernest F. and Esther Johnson Winters.

Mr. Winters had been an aircraft mechanic for more than 30 years at Delta Airlines, retiring in 1993. He was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association and Hazelwood Christian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Little Winters; six sons, Randy Winters of Greencastle, Brad Winters of Clayton, Larry Byrer of Brazil, Bart Byrer of Poland, Joseph Byrer on Indianapolis and Jesse Byrer of Monrovia; one daughter, Bonnita Newnum of Hillsdale; one sister, Elaine Winters of Saxonburg, Pa.; and 15 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Beverly.

Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Hazelwood Christian Church, with the Rev. Steve Ranson officiating. Burial will be in Shoemaker Cemetery in Eminence.

Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Church. Weaver and Randolph Funeral Home in Clayton is handling the arrangements.