John P. Winterbower, 28 of Mexico, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. tonight at Arnold Funeral Home. Private funeral services will be held Friday.
John was born Dec. 3, 1979 in Mexico, the son of Paul T. Winterbower and Judy A. Davidson.
Mr. Winterbower had attended Buena Vista (Colo.) High School and later graduated from Mexico High School. He had worked for Morton Buildings since July 2004 and liked snowboarding, disc golf and working out.
Survivors include his loved one, Cary Smith of the home; one son, Carter Winterbower of the home; two stepchildren, Alexis and Hunter Smith of the home; his father, Paul Winterbower of Mexico; his mother, Judy Eggemeyer and husband, Glen, of Lamar; maternal grandmother, Dorothy Davidson of Mexico; five brothers, Carl (Casey Miller) Winterbower of Grand Junction, Colo., Ryan (Abby) Winterbower of Portland, Ore., Jessie Eggemeyer of Lamar, Josh Eggemeyer of Lamar and Adam Eggemeyer of Lamar; and one sister, Kristen Blackwell of Joplin.
John was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, John Davidson and his paternal grandparents, William and Shizuko Winterbower.
Memorials may be made to Cary Smith for the benefit of Carter Winterbower at Martinsburg Bank.
Condolences at www.arnoldfh.com
Name of Deceased: Fred Harrison Winterbower
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Jan. 22, 1957
Submitters Name: Robert King
these next were excepts from books, bottom one is: Missouri the center state: 1821-1915, Volume 3
By Walter Barlow Stevens
This one is:The American Shorthorn herd book, Volume 18
By Lewis Falley Allen, American Shorthorn Breeders Association (notice Bass is mentioned, wonder if connected to Sam Bass)
Obit: Fred Harrison Winterbower, 59, of Stephens, died at the Audrain County Hospital in Mexico at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon after an illness of about three years. He had been employed by the Marriott-Reed Coal company in Columbia prior to his illness. Funeral services will be conducted at Old Cedar church at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow by the Rev. H. E. Hannah of Fulton. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Mr. Winterbower was born August 27, 1897, to L. C. and Lottie Harding Winterbower in Lathan and was married May 12, 1941 to the former Miss Ethel Ligon, who survives. Other survivors include three children, Joseph Harrison, Leona Jane and Mary Helen, all of the home; a step-son, Charles Todd, of the home; a sister, Mrs. Tessie Davis, Fulton; five brothers, John Winterbower, Clarence Winterbower, both of Mexico, Mo., Charles Winterbower, Sacramento, Calif., and Ray Winterbower and Tesmer Winterbower of Stephens. Two brothers, Elmer and Earl, preceded him in death. The body will remain at Parker's chapel until time for services.
Name of Deceased: Joseph H. Winterbower
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun
Date: May 24, 1990
Submitters Name: Robert King
Obit: Joseph "Joe" H. Winterbower, 47, of Fulton died Tuesday, May 22, 1990, at Callaway Community Hospital in Fulton. He was born Sept. 27, 1942, in Callaway County, the son of Fred Harrison and Ethel Todd Ligon Winterbower. He married Vera Rodgers of Dec. 19, 1967, in Centralia. She survives at the home. Other survivors include one son, Todd Winterbower of the home; one half-brother, Charles Owen Todd of Columbia; two sisters, Leona "Jane" Blake of Columbia and Mary Helen Winterbower of Columbia. He was preceded in death by his parents. Mr. Winterbower worked at Fulton State Hospital for 24 years and served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1966 to 1968. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Ron Baker at 10 a.m. Saturday at Debo Funeral Home in Fulton. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Old Cedar Cemetery in Stephens. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Fund or to the Southside Baptist Church.
Cases determined in the St. Louis and the Kansas City Courts of ..., Volume 32
A history of the pioneer families of Missouri: with numerous sketches ...
By William Smith Bryan