Lee Dale Winstead

March 5, 2003 - August 10, 2016
Lee Dale Winstead

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Lee Dale Winstead, age 13, died on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, in Castle Hayne, NC.
Lee was born on March 5, 2003, in Washington, NC to parents Heather Anne Hindsley and Dale (Fess) Covington Winstead. Vibrant, loving, and charming, family and friends knew Lee for his love of nature and adventure. He was in his element hunting, deep sea fishing, or camping. Lee’s infectious smile often preceded a joke or an athletic feat. Lee’s personality endeared him to people through the Southeast.
Lee is survived by his mother, Heather; and father Dale (Fess) and his wife Jennifer; his sisters, Josie and Sierra; his maternal grandparents, Pack and Jan Hindsley; his uncle and aunt, Kerry Hindsley and Carmen Lam; his uncle and aunt, Paul and Juli Hindsley; his aunt and uncle, Wendy and Keith Woolard; his aunt and uncle, Penny and John (JP) Purvis, his cousins, Ava Hindsley, Stacy Cutler, Kimberly Spain, Daniel Woolard, Vivian Ballance, Ashley Cuthrell; his dog, Daisy; his cats, Tom and Jeri; and his beloved snake, Hercules.
Funeral services will take place at the Ocracoke School in Ocracoke, NC on Monday August 15, 2016, 1:30 p.m. All are invited. Donations can be made to the Ocracoke Youth Center (ball field) [P.O. Box 1684, Ocracoke, NC 27960]. Flowers are respectfully declined.
Please share memories and condolences to the family at wilmingtoncares.com.
Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 South 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403

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  • August 15, 2016
    Lisa Hardison says:
    Words are not enough. Just want you to know you are all in our prayers. I remember Dr. Pac bringing Lee when he was a little fella to the hospital. Heather we pray for strength for you and those precious girls.

  • August 15, 2016
    Martha Keech Andreoli says:
    Heather I have the most wonderful happy memories of Lee. I will keep them in my heart and pray for the family.

  • August 15, 2016
    Sandra Nichols says:
    Words Can't begin to tell you how sorry I am for your loss will keep you in my prayers try to stay strong

  • August 13, 2016
    Casey Robinson says:
    Camden Military Academy would like to express deepest sympathy to the family. The Academy's faculty, staff and students are praying for your family. May God grant your family strength and peace that only He can.

  • August 15, 2016
    Amy and Paul Sasnett lit a candle:
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