OBITUARY

Roger Wayne "Pete" Van Winkle

February 2, 1948September 23, 2021
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Roger Wayne "Pete" Van Winkle, 73, of Moss Bluff, passed into the arms of his Savior on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at his residence. Pete was born February 2, 1948 to his late parents, Bevil and Capitola Van Winkle in DeQuincy, LA. He proudly served our country in the United States Army in the Vietnam War. He worked for many years for the Union Pacific Railroad where he retired after 22 years. He loved fishing, playing golf, and all sports in general and was extremely competitive. After retirement, he worked for Mallard Golf Course for over 20 years. He was a lifelong fan of LSU Football.

He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Van Winkle; one son, Owen Anderson "Scotty" Scott, Jr. (Kirsten) of McHenry, MS; two daughters, Page Hyatt and Courtney Van Winkle, both of Moss Bluff; two sisters, Beverly Lowery (Raymond), Melonee Cooper (Tim), both of DeQuincy; seven grandchildren, Brock Evan Dennis, Drew Addison Hyatt, Piper Jade Hyatt, Ava Rose Scott, Lyla Claire Scott, Nolan Winston Scott, and Winnie LeAnn Scott.

Services will be held at The Pentecostal Church of DeQuincy on Monday, September 27, 2021, at 11:00am, with Pastor Wayne Neyland and Pastor Jerry Snider officiating. Visitation will be at The Pentecostal Church of DeQuincy on Sunday, September 26, 2021, from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. Visitation will resume at the Church on Monday, from 9:00am until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Hyatt Cemetery in Fields, LA.

Services entrusted to Jordan and Amanda Mothershed of Hixson-Snider Funeral Home.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonsnider.com.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Van Winkle; one son, Owen Anderson "Scotty" Scott, Jr. (Kirsten) of McHenry, MS; two daughters, Page Hyatt and Courtney Van Winkle, both of Moss Bluff; two sisters, Beverly Lowery (Raymond), Melonee Cooper (Tim), both of DeQuincy; seven grandchildren, Brock Evan Dennis, Drew Addison Hyatt, Piper Jade Hyatt, Ava Rose Scott, Lyla Claire Scott, Nolan Winston Scott, and Winnie LeAnn Scott.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 26, 2021

  • Visitation Resumes

    Monday, September 27, 2021

  • Celebration of Life Funeral Service

    Monday, September 27, 2021

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Judith Nelson

September 29, 2021

Remember Pete from high school days as such a nice, friendly guy.
Thank you for sharing photos of those years as well as his later life.
Sincere condolences to all of you.

Judith Kimball Nelson
Houston, Texas

Lynda (Henagan) Bruns

September 25, 2021

We send our sincere condolences to the family I am from Dequincy originally. Went to church with Pete and entire family. Praying for God to give you comfort and peace. Love and prayers. Charles and Lynda (Henagan) Bruns. Groves. Texas

Shannon Fisher Haggard

September 24, 2021

So sorry for your loss. He meant a lot to my dad - Jimmy. I bet him and Jimmy are in heaven having a good visit. Sending my prayers for all of you.

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Bevil, Cap, Beverly and Pete in the oven

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Started that fedora look at an early age.

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Easter styling, Pete and his big sister, Beverly

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Bevil, Cap, Beverly and Pete in the oven

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Started that fedora look at an early age.

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Easter styling, Pete and his big sister, Beverly

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Momma's little man

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Fat little fella! Esther Pharris called him her "Little Pedro". It stuck... That is how he got the name "Pete".

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Cap got a new baby, Pete got a puppy.

Biography

Roger Wayne "Pete" Van Winkle, 73, of Moss Bluff, passed into the arms of his Savior on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at his residence. Pete was born February 2, 1948 to his late parents, Bevil and Capitola Van Winkle in DeQuincy, LA. He proudly served our country in the United States Army in the Vietnam War. He worked for many years for the Union Pacific Railroad where he retired after 22 years. He loved fishing, playing golf, and all sports in general and was extremely competitive. After retirement, he worked for Mallard Golf Course for over 20 years. He was a lifelong fan of LSU Football.

He is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Van Winkle; one son, Owen Anderson "Scotty" Scott, Jr. (Kirsten) of McHenry, MS; two daughters, Page Hyatt and Courtney Van Winkle, both of Moss Bluff; two sisters, Beverly Lowery (Raymond), Melonee Cooper (Tim), both of DeQuincy; seven grandchildren, Brock Evan Dennis, Drew Addison Hyatt, Piper Jade Hyatt, Ava Rose Scott, Lyla Claire Scott, Nolan Winston Scott, and Winnie LeAnn Scott.

Services will be held at The Pentecostal Church of DeQuincy on Monday, September 27, 2021, at 11:00am, with Pastor Wayne Neyland and Pastor Jerry Snider officiating. Visitation will be at The Pentecostal Church of DeQuincy on Sunday, September 26, 2021, from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. Visitation will resume at the Church on Monday, from 9:00am until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Hyatt Cemetery in Fields, LA.

Services entrusted to Jordan and Amanda Mothershed of Hixson-Snider Funeral Home.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonsnider.com.