Watauga County native
Mr. Eugene Winebarger, 75, of Martin Lane, Boone, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, at his home.
Eugene was born January 24, 1939, in Watauga County. He retired from TRW as a supervisor and worked for many years for Mack Brown, Inc.
He is survived by one daughter, Kim Greer and husband, the Rev. Wynn Greer; three grandchildren Noah Greer, Abigail Greer, and Chloe Greer, all of Vilas; his mother, Kate Tester of Vilas; one sister, Linda Wilson and husband, Paul, of Sugar Grove; his former wife, Lana King of Mountain City; and a number of close nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Tony Winebarger; a granddaughter, Hannah Greer his step-father, Ed Tester; and one brother and sister-in-law, Fred and Wilma Winebarger.
Graveside services for Mr. Eugene Winebarger were conducted at 3:30 p.m. Monday afternoon at Forest Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Officiating was the Rev. Wynn Greer. The family received friends prior to the service from 1 until 3 p.m. at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared with the Winebarger family at austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Winebarger family.