Valton Ross Wineinger, 83, of Greenville, passed away on
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at his residence. A memorial service will be 2:00
P.M., Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.
Gary Griffin and Mr. Jerry Bench officiating.
Mr. Wineinger was born May 5, 1936 in Ranger, Texas to Huey
Wineinger and Hester Shelton. His family moved to Greenville when he was five
years old and lived in the Center Point Community. Valton went to a Two- Room Center Point Community
School from first to sixth grade then was fused into Greenville Junior High. He
graduated in 1955 from Greenville High School and was active in every class reunion.
Sixty-one years ago, he married Margaret Beddingfield on August 8, 1958 in
Durant, Oklahoma. He was over a fifty-year member of I.O.O.F. Lodge #87. He retired
from E-Systems in 1998 after thirty-three years of service and was a member of
Highland Terrace Baptist Church where he was involved in the Prayer Ministry
for over twenty years.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Wineinger of
Greenville; daughters, Vicky Wineinger Brown of Greenville and Becky Wineinger
Billarreal of Greenville; grandson, Tony Billarreal, II; sister, Joan Combs;
nephews, Monty, Kevin and Randy Wineinger; nieces, Sherry Hamm, Kathy McKinnan,
Kay Shoemaker, Belinda Watson, Daneen Lopez, Debbie Wineinger, Dinah Rainey, Lisa
Westbrook and Joy Phillips; special
friend, Janette Read.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Leon,
Dewey, Ernest and Art Wineinger; sister, Laverne Anderson; sons-in-law, Tony
Billarreal and Micah Brown; and his beloved dog, Chip.
Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or
American Cancer Society.