Winston Lawther Obituary
Winston Keith Lawther photos Winston Keith Lawther photos

There are 31 photos in the gallery

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Winston Keith Lawther

November 27, 1932 - July 22, 2013
Obituary

Winston Keith Lawther was born in Houston, Texas on Sunday, November 27, 1932, to parents, Melvin Autry and Grace (Mount) Lawther. He passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 22, 2013, at the age of 80. On Wednesday, June 12 of this year, his beloved wife, Kitty, preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Barbara. Winston is survived by his brother, Milton Lawther and wife Ruth; his children, Ladelle Lawther, Keith Lawther and wife Pamela, Maureen Lawther Cunningham and husband Michael; grandchildren, Kimberly, Andrew and Timothy Lawther, Benjamin and Jonathan Cunningham. Winston attended Reagan...
Winston Keith Lawther was born in Houston, Texas on Sunday, November 27, 1932, to parents, Melvin Autry and Grace (Mount) Lawther. He passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 22, 2013, at the age of 80.

On Wednesday, June 12 of this year, his beloved wife, Kitty, preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Barbara. Winston is survived by his brother, Milton Lawther and wife Ruth; his children, Ladelle Lawther, Keith Lawther and wife Pamela, Maureen Lawther Cunningham and husband Michael; grandchildren, Kimberly, Andrew and Timothy Lawther, Benjamin and Jonathan Cunningham.

Winston attended Reagan High School where he played football and basketball. After High School, Winston became a sheet metal worker. He was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. After his tour of duty, he returned to Houston and became a machinist and was still employed as such.

Whether it was camping, fishing or hunting, Winston loved the outdoors. He became very active in working with the Lions Club and loved to work at the Lions Club Camp.

Family and friends gathered at a memorial service to celebrate this wonderful man's life, in the chapel of Waltrip Funeral Directors 1415 Campbell Road in Houston, on Wednesday, July 31st at 3:00 p.m. with Reverend Rick Jones of Houston's First Baptist Church officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions will always be requested to Texas Lions Camp, Inc. P.O. Box 290247, Kerrville, TX 78023-0247.

Share your memories or express your condolences by signing the Guest Book below or click here for entry suggestions.

"May God comfort you and your family during this time. You are in our prayers." Robert Rodgers (Houston, TX)

Submit Guest Book Entry
This Guest Book has 3 entries. View Complete Guest Book

More Obituaries

Houston Chronicle
Winston Keith Lawther, a native Houstonian, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 22, 2013, at the age of 80. In June, Winston was preceded in...

Read obituary at Houston Chronicle.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Click or call now, and make your plan today.
Request a FREE Personal Planning Guide Plan Online Now Call 800-34-DIGNITY
Send a Card
Send Comfort Food

Audio Condolences

Use your phone to dial in a free personalized message. Click here to make an entry or listen to recordings from friends and family.