LEWISVILLE, Ohio - Henry Taylor Winland, 87, of 40470 Sandbar Road, Lewisville, Ohio (Sycamore Valley community) died Tuesday (April 12, 2011) at the V.A. Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia.
He was born at Zanesville, Ohio, on Sept. 22, 1923, a son of the late Hiram H. and Lillian Hamler Winland.
He was a retired dairy farmer, a United States Army veteran of World War II, and a faithful member of the Hines Chapel Church of Christ near Sycamore Valley, Ohio. He was also a member of the National Farmers Association, the National Rifleman's Association, a former director of the Black Walnut Festival, and a member of the Old Iron Power Club.
He enjoyed woodworking, and built the world's largest lathe-turned rolling pin which is in the Guinness Book of World Records. He also enjoyed spending time with his family, telling stories, hunting and flying ultra-light airplanes.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two daughters-in-law, Karen Winland and Debbie Winland.
Surviving is his wife of 65 years, Mary R. Gosling Winland, whom he married on March 24, 1946; four sons, Wayne Winland, Donald Winland, Tom (Peg) Winland, and Jeff (Donna) Winland, all of Sycamore Valley, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday with Vernon Crum officiating. Burial will follow in the Hines Chapel Cemetery near Sycamore Valley, Ohio.