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David Wayne Winstead

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NASHVILLE — David Wayne Winstead, 57, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020.

He was a charter member of Momeyer Fire and Rescue and owner of Winstead’s Reforestation. David had friends everywhere he went.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Wayne Winstead.

David leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Laura Manning Winstead; mother, Iva Gardner Winstead; children, Jeremy Winstead and wife, Ashley, Shannon Ordess and husband, Matthew, and Emily Joyner and husband, Cameron; grandchildren, Brooklyn and Carsyn Winstead, Kayleigh, Leighton and Jase Ordess and Heidi and Harper Joyner; extra granddaughter, Bailee Whitford; sister, Dale Murray and husband, Marty; brother, John Winstead; and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation with family and friends was held from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at Cornerstone Funeral Home. Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 26, in the Chapel of Cornerstone Funeral Home with the Rev. Heyward Watford and the Rev. Ronnie Aycock officiating. Burial followed at the Winstead Family Cemetery, 635 Jackson Road, Nashville.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the special nurses, friends and family members who helped during his sickness.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ALS Association North Carolina Chapter, 4 N. Blount St., Suite 200, Raleigh, NC 27601.

Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1052 S. First St., Nashville, is honored to be caring for the Winstead family. Words of comfort may be shared at www.cornerstonefuneralhomeandcremations.com.