Roger Dale “Murph” Winters
Published 4:47 pm Monday, July 12, 2021
Roger Dale “Murph” Winters, 71, of Roan Mountain, Tenn., passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Hillview Health Center. He was born in Banner Elk, N.C., to the late Ralph Winters.
Roger was employed with Snap-on Tools for over 34 years and was a member of Fountain of Life Church. He enjoyed motorcycles and spending time with his family.
Mr. Winters was a 1968 graduate of Cloudland High School. He played football and baseball at Cloudland and was an all Watauga conference center for the 1967 Cloudland football team. He played football at Lees-McRae College for one year. He also enjoyed playing softball and he traveled a lot on his motorcycle.
Those left to cherish his memory are his mother, Betty Grace Smith Winters; sister, Kathy Osborne and husband Rick; nephew, Allen Osborne and wife LaDonna; great-nephew, Tyler Colbaugh; and special friends, Judy and Meadow.
A graveside service for friends and family to celebrate the life of Roger Dale “Murph” Winters will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, in the Johnson Roan View Cemetery, Roan Mountain, with Dr. Vic Young officiating. Music will be under the direction of Charlotte Smith. Friends may call at the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, on Wednesday, between the hours of 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is honored to serve the family of Roger Dale “Murph” Winters. Office: (423) 772-3928. Service Information Line: (423) 543-4917.