Harold Winings

Harold Eugene Winings

Sunday March 23, 1947 - Wednesday September 23, 2020
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Harold E. Winings, 73, of Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Paris, departed this life on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at his home. He was born on March 23, 1947, the son of the late Raymond Lewis and Mary Goodrich Winings, a graduate of Bourbon County High School, attended Eastern Kentucky University until joining the United States Army, where he served in both Vietnam and Korea. He was a former reservations clerk at both Piedmont and Eastern Airlines; served as a patrol officer and a detective for twenty-six years for the Fayette County Police Department; worked with DEA, FBI, and ATF departments; and worked as a investigations officer for the Fayette County District Attorney’s office for fifteen years. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved his yardwork and landscaping. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Zachary Davis Winings, and a sister, Judy Oathout.

Surviving is his wife of 52 years, Jill Smits Winings; a daughter, Britney Winings (Jason) Judd; sister-in-law, Lana Smits Sullivan; a brother, Floyd Winings; and a sister, Sandra Seitz. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Chase Winings, Reagan, Crosby, and Turner Judd; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A Memorial Gathering will be held at Hinton-Turner Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a special service at 5:00 p.m.

The family suggests donations to the Fraternal Order of Police, 1097 Duval St, Lexington, KY 40515.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday September 29, 2020 | 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    Tuesday September 29, 2020 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    Hinton-Turner Funeral Home
    526 Pleasant Street
    PARIS, KY 40361
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  • Service

    Tuesday September 29, 2020 | 5:00pm
    Tuesday September 29, 2020 5:00pm
    Hinton-Turner Funeral Home
    526 Pleasant Street
    PARIS, KY 40361
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Mizzelle Millie

Posted at 12:38am
Jill, I am so sorry for your loss my dear and sweet friend. As you know, I never met Harry but I know he was blessed to have you by his side for so many years. Cherish all the good memories and please know that you have been in my thoughts and prayers. As you know, I have lost the love of my life, J.T. Price, and I will miss him forever. God is good and He will carry us through during these difficult times. I love you! Millie

The Kannensohns, The Tennilles, and The Elams

Posted at 12:25am
Harry, You are and always will remain in our hearts. Your love and friendship were always a bright light in our lives. We love you!
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Ellen Sam

Posted at 06:20pm
I am sadden to hear of the loss of Harold. Please know that my prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May the many memories of him be cherished forever.

Sgt. Ellen Sam (retired)
Lexington Police

Dawn Brutscher

Posted at 10:04am
Britney, Many prayers to you and your family and a lot of love from your Mortenson Versailles team and the Lucky 13! We love you!
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Randy Myers

Posted at 04:42pm
Harry, God needed a good man so he called you home. A lot of good memories passes over the cups of coffee we shared in FSU/Evidence Collection. You always said I made the best coffee. Prayers for your family.

Randy Myers

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