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July 25, 1922—Nov. 7, 2015 Harold Milton Winfield was born in Cleveland, OH, on July 25, 1922, son of the late Elmer Winfield and Lucy Wolfram. He passed away at the age of 93. He resided in Parma, OH, and worked for Chrysler Corporation as a tool and die maker. He retired to Fairfield Glade, TN, in 1987. In his younger years, he took flying lessons and soloed, built his own boat with the help of his brother-in-law and roller skated competitively in both figures and dance. He loved to ballroom dance, golf and play chess. When he retired to Fairfield Glade, he and his wife, Virginia, also took up square dancing, round dancing and tennis. He volunteered at CMC, Fairfield Glade Community Church and at Crab Orchard, helping youngsters learn chess. He is survived by his loving wife, Virginia; step children, Deborah (Glenn) McKee of Vermont and Wallace Detrick of Ohio; nephews, Edward, Michael, Dennis and David Winfield and Jim Moore; nieces, Marge Fletterick and Donna Henderson; grandchildren, Michael Hill, Autumn Book and Erica Detrick; and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dale Winfield; sister, Dorothy Herman; and step-son, Burne Hill. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Fairfield Glade Community Church. At a later date, a memorial service will be held in Ohio. In lieu of flowers, contribution may be made to Fairfield Glade Community Church 521 Snead Dr. Fairfield Glade, TN 38558. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  November 10, 2015
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