Mr. Gail Roger Winters, 86, of Jefferson City, MO, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Capital Region Medical Center.
He was born on December 16, 1934 at Austin Hollow in Miller County, MO a son of Lewis H. “Hollie” and Viola F. (Walker) Winters. He attended Jefferson City High School and worked for over 40 years in construction. In 1956, he was married to Barbara Davidson.
Gail was a Boy Scout Leader with Troop 10 at Grace Episcopal Church or over 20 years. After his kids were raised, he created Post 10 Explorer Scout High Adventure. He also helped develop an adult high adventure club call HISPACARA that ran for over 20 years. With his love of nature, Gail also enjoyed animals and bred Tennessee Walker horses. He also loved dancing, reading and watching westerns.
Survivors include: his children, Dee Caldwell of Eldon, MO, and Valerie Reed of Gastonia, NC; brother, Cecil Winters (Ellie) of Owasso, OK; grandchildren, Danny, Lara, John, George and Alex; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; his former wife and best friend, Barbara, son, Mike Winters; granddaughter, Michelle Reed; and ten brothers and sisters.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Friends may mail sympathy cards to PO BOX 664, Eldon, MO 65026