John ‘Johnny’ Doyle Winborne

John “Johnny” Doyle Winborne, 74, of Pampa, is now whole again and walking on the streets of gold. He passed away just seven hours and two minutes shy of his 75th birthday on Monday, July 1, 2019. He was born on July 2, 1944 to Joseph and Wanda Winborne in Pampa. 

Johnny had been a lifelong resident of Pampa and attended Pampa schools. He was the youngest of 13 children and could quite possibly be the reason for his orneriness. He was infamous for his aggravating tendencies, knit picking, and the ability to argue with a fence post. Johnny served in the US Army from 1962 to 1964 and after returning home from being stationed in Germany, he worked most of his life in the oilfield industry. He married Sharon Ledford on June 12, 1996 and they shared 23 years together. Before becoming ill, Johnny used to love going out for coffee at Peggy’s Place and people watching at United or Wal-Mart. His scooter basket full of candy was greatly anticipated by all the children at church which made him quite a hit, at least with the kids, the parents not so much after he hyped them up on sugar…more of his orneriness. Although he had his ways about him, he had a heart of gold and loved making wooden crosses and giving them away. He loved his kids and definitely made life fun and full of laughter. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Those that have preceded him in death are his parents; brothers, Joe, LaRoy, James “Speck” and C.L.; sisters, Beth, Phyllis, Judy, Irma and Virginia and a daughter-in-law, Tonya.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories, his wife, Sharon Winborne of Pampa; sons, J.J. Winborne and wife Anita of Blanchard, OK, Freddy Winborne of Pampa, Darrell Davis and wife Cheryl of Mesquite; daughter, Marlena Roye of Pampa; brothers, Chuck Winborne and wife Diane of Ohio, Bob Winborne and wife Allie of Sherman; sister, June Lowrance of Amarillo; six grandchildren, Holly Winborne, Zach Winborne, Brady Roye, Skyler Winborne, Madison Jenkins, Avery Winborne; five great-grandchildren and a whole host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

If you would prefer to make a donation in honor of Johnny, the family suggests that they be made to Faith Tabernacle Church, 610 North Naida, Pampa, TX 79065 or the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202.

Celebration of Life Graveside Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 5, 2019 at Memory Gardens Cemetery with Pastor Ben Corbitt of Faith Tabernacle officiating. The family has entrusted the care of their loved one to Winegeart Funeral Home.

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