Robert M. Winkler

Aug. 3, 1939 – May 1, 2019

Robert M. Winkler, 79, of Greybull, Wyo., died May 1, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Bob was born Aug. 3, 1939, to Ray and Sylvia (Hodson) Winkler in Greybull, Wyo. Shortly after high school he married Sherrilynn Rae Asp, on Dec. 26, 1961. Bob served in the Army National Guard and was ordered to active duty during the conflict with Cuba. He had a 30-year career with the BNSF Railroad as an engineer (1973-2003); he was also a heavy equipment operator. Bob got to be the engineer on the Bicentennial train that crossed the state and came through Greybull in the 1970s. He also loved to farm and raised cattle. Bob loved the outdoors and enjoyed any time the family had on the mountain. He loved his family dearly.

Bob is precededin death by his parents, Ray and Sylvia Winkler; stepmother Edna Winkler, and brother Gary Winkler. His legacy includes his best friend and wife, Sherri Winkler; son, Troy (Michelle) Winkler of Harrisburg, Pa.; son, Lyndon (Nancy) Winkler of Cody, Wyo.; son, Justin (Toni) Winkler of Greybull, Wyo.; daughter, Bobbi (John) Haley of Greybull, Wyo.; brother, Roy (Sherri) Winkler of Greybull, Wyo.; sister, Kay Lynam of Lovell, Wyo., nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 9, 2019, at the Atwood Family Chapel in Greybull. A lunch will follow at the Elks Lodge #1431.

Memorial contributions maybe made to the Herb Asp Community Center, c/o Atwood Family Funeral Directors, 620 Greybull Ave., Greybull, WY 82426. Arrangements have been entrusted to Atwood Family Funeral Directors.

(PAID OBITUARY)

 

 

3 comments

  1. Lots of love to Sherri and all the Winklers. Bob was a dear man and he will be remembered fondly.

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