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Winston   Barth "Buster"  Wine, Jr.
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Obituary for Winston Barth "Buster" Wine, Jr.

Winston Barth “Buster” Wine, Jr. went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 6, 2018 in August Health in Fishersville.

He was born on February 25, 1943 in Temple, Texas, where his father was stationed as a Colonel in the army during WWII. He was a son of late Winston Barth, Sr. and Maude Baker (McChesney) Wine. Buster was a lifelong resident of the state he loved, Virginia. He was an athlete at Robert E. Lee High School, holding records in football and track. Graduating from Staunton Military Academy, he then attended Lenoir Rhyne College in Hickory, North Carolina, where he received a BA in History. He also excelled in athletics at the college level as a member of the LRC Bears Football Team. After graduation, he taught history and coached track at Robert E. Lee High School. He pursued a career at the YMCA in Salisbury, North Carolina as the Director of Physical Fitness.

Later he returned to the Shenandoah Valley where he was a member of the Civil War Round Table and of Christ Lutheran Church in Staunton, Virginia. Buster's interests in his life were family, reading, writing, sports and his cats. He was the family genealogist and enjoyed tracing the roots of his ancestors. His most personal passion was the study of History, and in particular, the Civil War.

In addition to his parents. Mr. Wine was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Eric Wine; and his brother in law, Russell William Reynolds.

He is survived by his two sisters, Joan Wine Reynolds of Richmond and Catharine (Kerry) Wine Hinkley of St. Augustine, Florida; nieces, Leigh (Mike) Dunavant, Carrie Baker Reynolds, Aaron Wine (Moriah) Goldman and Cameron Wine; nephews, John (Megan) Reynolds, Andrew (Vanessa) Hinkley and David Hinkley; and five great nieces; and two great nephews.

A Memorial service will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018 in the Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mt. Sidney by Rev. P.A. Harman and Rev. Kerry Hinkley.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Salem Lutheran Church, 417 Salem Church Road, Mt. Sidney, Virginia 24467 or the Civil War Trust, 1140 Professional Court, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740.

Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton is in charge of his arrangements.


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Thursday

12

Apr

2:00 PM
Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church

417 Salem Church Rd,
Mt Sidney, VA 24467

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