Gary Dale Winters, 63, of Borger died Friday August 3, in Amarillo.
Gary was born on September 29, 1954 in Borger, to Jack and Dorothy (Tatum) Winters. He graduated Phillips High School in 1973 and married the love of his life, Sharen Dietz on November 22, 1980 in Happy, Texas. He loved the Texas Longhorns, baseball, and was an avid golfer. He officiated baseball and basketball games for many years. Gary was a Food Service Captain for the Clements Unit of TDCJ for 28 years.
Gary was preceded in death by his father, a sister, Jean Spencer, nephew Bryan Tracy, and a grandson, Maddox Winters.
Gary is survived by his wife, Sharen of the home; his mother Dorothy; sons, Bradley Winters and wife, Samantha and Ryan Winters and wife, Casey all of Amarillo; brothers, Jackie Winters of Abilene and Rudy Thomas of Plano; sister, Terri Willis of Borger. Gary was blessed with one grandson, Marshall Winters.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 6, 2018 at St. Johns Catholic Church with Father Jim Schmitmeyer officiating. Burial will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors.
I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for your family.
Kenny EddlemanAmarillo, TX
Sharon & family, so very sorry for your loss. Gary was an awesome friend. May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Mickey & Debbie BlackmonAmarillo, TX
My deepest sympathy to your family. I had the privilege of playing in the Mini Tour golf tournament with Gary. He was such an encourager and gentleman. God Bless you during this difficult time.
Jo Beth Wilson
Jo BethWilsonAmarillo, TX
I am so very sorry for your loss, Sharen, Brad, and Ryan. It still doesn’t seem real. Praying for peace and comfort for you all, and please know that our family is here for you all in any way that we can be.
Kendra AraizaBorger, TX
Sharen and family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. May God be with you and comfort you and give you strength and peace. Love, Donna and Mike Milner
Donna MilnerBorger, TX
Sharen, I am so sorry to hear this. Praying for comfort for you and the boys!
Tami Pughamarillo, TX
My condolences to the family. Gary was my boss for many years at the Clements Unit. He was like a family member to me, and I will miss him greatly! Even though I'm an OU fan, I want to say...Hook em horns Gary Winters!
Jason BoggsLefors, TX
Miss Dorothy so sorry for your loss. We worked together at the By Pass when Gary and Sharen owned it. Prayers for all of you.
Lesa McCownWichita Falls, TX
So sorry about the loss of Dale.
Your heart is breaking right now.
I didn't know Dale, but I do know Dorothy and have for a long time
Betty BarkleyBorger, TX
To the Winters family, my thoughts and prayers to you in this time of your life. Gary was a man of smiles and laughter! His friendship meant the world to a lot of people as im sure you all know. This world is defentely a different place without him, but heaven sure gained to great one! God Bless to the family and all the friends who had the pleasure to know Gary!
Jeff MarlerAmarillo, TX
Sharen, so very sorry to hear about Gary. You and your family are in our prayers.
Jerry and Peggy NewcombFritch, TX
I am so sorry to hear about Gary. Prayers of comfort and peace for Sharen and all the family.
Cathy HuntBorger, TX
Sorry to hear of your loss. May God wrap his arms around you and your family and comfort you. God Bless.
Steve and Belinda Shirley
Steve and Belinda ShirleyCollege Station, TX
Sad, sad news. Prayers for Sharen and all of the family. Gary could make me laugh just by saying hello. Great guy.
Robin AdkinsMidlothian, TX
So sorry for the loss of your husband and father. May our Lord give you peace and strength in your time of sorrow, and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love you,
Louis and Kathy DodsonFritch, TX
Sorry for your loss. I knew Gary from Phillips High, I graduated in 1972. He was one of the finest men I ever met. May God be with all of you during this time of sorrow.
Cecil ProckAmarillo, TX
Sorry to hear about Gary's passing. He was a really great guy.
Randy TindallBorger, TX
Praying for family.
David FreemanWinston, OR
Sharon I am so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family
Love Linda and Don
Linda WrightAmarillo, TX
My heart and prayers are with the family. My deepest condolence.I
Amy MarrBorger, TX