Jeffrey A. Winters
Jeffrey A. Winters, 67, of 20 Sunset Road, Muncy, died Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.
Born March 14, 1948 in Lock Haven, he was the son of Pauline B. “Sis” (Fravel) Winters of Flemington and the late Harry E. Winters. On March 23, 1974 he married the former Candace K. Munro. Together they observed 41 years of marriage.
Jeff enlisted in the Army National Guard of Pennsylvania in 1969 and served honorably for six years.
A 1966 graduate of Lock Haven High School, Jeff attended Lock Haven State Teachers College and then obtained his Life &Health insurance license in 1971, later obtaining his Securities license and his Property & Casualty license. He worked for Metropolitan Insurance Co. until 1976 when he opened Winters Insurance Agency in Muncy, representing Nationwide Insurance Co. He received numerous awards from Nationwide, as well as several designations and certificates from the Life Underwriters Training Council.
Jeff was a dedicated and active member of First United Methodist Church, Muncy, where he was an officer and a past member of the Board of Trustees. He was the Charter President of Muncy Lions Club when it was formed in 1981, and served on the board of several community organizations, including Lycoming United Way, Friends of Muncy Public Library, North Central Sight Services, West Branch Assoc. of PA Sports Hall of Fame, West Branch Assoc. of Life Underwriters, Tri-Town Tennis Club, and the Muncy Area School Board. Jeff was a past President of Muncy Pop Warner Football and a past coach with Muncy Little League, Muncy Elementary Flag Football and Muncy Elementary Wrestling. He voluntarily wrote for the Muncy Luminary covering Muncy Baseball and a sports column titled, MAT TALK, featuring local area wrestling.
Jeff and Candy embarked on several of what they called “Circle Trips” and together they visited all 50 states. Jeff enjoyed golfing and driving around in his blue Miata. He was a huge fan of Penn State wrestling, and thoroughly enjoyed the company of his dogs, Jimmy and Sammy. Affectionately known as “Mr. Fix-it,” it gave him great pleasure to do small repair jobs at his children’s homes.
Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are three sons, Justin M. Winters of Loyalsock, Jason A. Winters of Las Vegas, NV, and Jeremy M. Winters of Muncy; one daughter, Jayme L. Winters of Madison Heights, MI; and one sister, Barbara J. Wadeck (John) of Mill Hall.
Friends were received from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at Grenoble’s, 121 S. Main St., Muncy, and again from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday at First United Methodist Church, 602 S. Market St., Muncy, where the funeral was held at 11 a.m. Officiating was his pastor, Rev. Arlene P. Beechert. Inurnment in the church columbarium was held privately.
The family provided the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to the First United Methodist Church of Muncy, 602 S. Market St., Muncy, PA 17756.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.grenoblefuneralhome.com