Gary Wayne Winemiller, 69, of West Middlesex, passed away at 9 a.m. Dec. 26, 2020, at his residence following an extended illness.
On March 14, 1951, Gary was born in Buckhannon, W.Va., a son to the late Willard and Madaline (Bennett) Winemiller.
He graduated from Buckhannon Upshur in 1969 and was the minister of West Middlesex Wesleyan Methodist Church for 30 years.
Gary was a member of the West Middlesex and Shenango Township fire departments, serving for 50 years.
He was also an amateur radio club member.
Gary was a gentle giant and a beloved pastor and friend to all.
He is survived by his wife, Judith (West) Winemiller, whom he married May 24, 1973, and she survives at home; daughters, Melody McIntire and her husband Phillip of Greenville, and Jennifer McCarty and her fiancée Ollie Kelsey of West Middlesex; a son, Jerry Winemiller and his wife Heather of Los Lunas, N.M.; and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John Winemiller.
Visitation began at 10 a.m. until time of service on Dec. 30, 2020 at John Flynn Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2630 E. State St., Hermitage. The funeral service followed at noon in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Michael Marshall officiating.