Johnson City Press Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Robert Steven Winters, MESA, Ariz.

Published September 28th, 2013 9:06 pm

Robert Steven Winters, 62, died September 27, 2013, in Mesa, Arizona, after a long battle with Frontotemporal Degeneration.
Mr. Winters was born in San Antonio, TX, but resided in Elizabethton and Johnson City, TN, Ocean Springs, MS, and Mobile, AL. He was a graduate of University High and East Tennessee State University with degrees in Organic Chemistry and Business Administration.
He was a senior chemist with National Marine Fisheries in Pascagoula, MS.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Ray and Charlotte Sue Winters, of Elizabethton, TN.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Cynthia Winters, Mobile, AL; two daughters, Jennifer Hedrick (Dustin), Queen Creek, AZ, Whitney Mosley (Benjamin), Mobile, AL; six grandchildren, Adrianna and Drake Hampton, Breanna Mosley, Reid, Dax and Jentry Hedrick; one brother, Gregory Winters (Sally), Vancouver, Washington; and several nieces, nephews and extended family.
A special thank you to the E.A. Roberts Alzheimer’s Center, Mobile, AL, the Jones Family Care Home, Mesa, AZ, and Reflections Hospice, Mesa, AZ.
Mr. Winters chose to donate his remains to research hoping to help and eventually find a cure for FTD. A memorial service will be planned later.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be sent to the E.A. Roberts Alzheimer’s Center, 169 Mobile Infirmary Blvd., Mobile, AL 36607.