Doyle Lynn Winchell, 80, passed away at 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.
Doyle was born on January 1, 1938, in Danville, AR; son of Eloy and Macie (Bowers) Winchell. He married Elsie Stephens on February 6, 1960, in Atlanta, IL. She survives him.
Also surviving Doyle are his daughters: Mary Blain and Tammy (Tom) Haferkamp both of Bloomington, IL; his siblings: Geraldine Funkhouser, Joan (Wayman) Sides, and Dorothy (Herbert) Horn; five grandchildren: Jeremiah Todd Koester, Benjamin Owen Koester, Jordan Mark Blain, Macie Noel Blain, and Moriah Lynn Blain; two great-grandchildren: Judah Nathaniel Koester and Raiden Nathaniel Koester.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother: James Lloyd Winchell, one infant son: Todd Emmanuel Winchell, and one grandson: Nathaniel James Koester.
Doyle was a member of Park Meadows Baptist Church in Lincoln, IL. He retired from GTE (General Telephone) after 35 years of service.
Services for Doyle will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL with Rev. Clinton Coffman officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service (10:00-11:00 a.m.) also at funeral home. Burial at Zion Cemetery will follow the service.
Memorials may be made in Doyle’s name to The American Cancer Society.