Douglas Cunningham Winfield, 67, of Granite City, passed away at 5:51 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2015, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.
He was born April 11, 1947, in St. Louis, a son of Sylvia K. (Hood) Winfield of Granite City and the late Millard O. Winfield. He married Cheryl Ann (Caudron) Winfield on Jan. 23, 1970, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Granite City and she survives.
He retired as a Postmaster in 2006 from the United States Postal Service after more than 30 years of dedicated service. He had also owned and operated Winfield Smokehouse and was known as the Head Pit master. He was a member of the AMVETS Post 204 in Madison. He loved his days of playing golf and was a member of several golf leagues. He also loved barbecuing and pheasant and quail hunting. He will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and many friends.
In addition to his beloved wife and mother, he is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Winfield of Granite City; three sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Sarah Winfield of Warson Woods, Mo., Greg and Amanda Winfield of Boynton Beach, Fla., and Corey and Christina Winfield of Granite City; five grandchildren, Kori Ann, Isabella, Berkley, Cameron and Colton; five brothers and sisters and their spouses, Judy and Bob White of Maryville, Brian and Jeanette Winfield of Granite City, Mary and Brad Boone of Granite City, Nancy and David Hauptman of Glen Bernie, Md., and Bruce Winfield of Granite City; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other extended family and friends.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Max Winfield.
In celebration of his life, a memorial visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City.