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Robert J. Winn

May 11, 2017

Robert J. WinnRobert J. "Bob" Winn, age 76, passed away peacefully on May 11, 2017 at his home in Clayton, NY in the presence of his family.

Mr. Winn was born on November 2, 1940 to Robert and Dorothy Blanchard Winn and he was a graduate of LaFargeville Central School. He married Jean Marie Carter on August 9, 1960 at the Clayton Methodist Church. For over 55 years he worked as a carpenter, and a heavy equipment and crane operator.

Bob loved woodworking and spent many hours in his shop. He was passionate about restoring historic homes on Wellesley Island by creating custom moldings, windows, and doors to replicate the original woodwork. He was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers.

He is survived by his wife, Jean; his six daughters and their spouses, Barbara and Jeff McAdoo, Alison Winn, Mary Linn and Jim Vandewalker, Carol and Alan Curling, Heidi and Rick Doolittle, and Heather and Art Sboro; his sisters-in-law, Sylvia Carter and Helen Printz; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 16, at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., 320 John St., Clayton at 6PM. The family will visit with friends prior to the service from 4 - 5:30PM.

The family wishes to thank their many friends and family and the staff at River Hospital and Hospice of Jefferson County for their kindness and compassion. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations in Bob's name be made to either T. I. E. R. S. (Thousand Islands Emergency Rescue Service), P. O. Box 524, Clayton, NY 13624 or Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to his family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.


#17 Jacki Sanford 2017-05-15 06:14
We are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing.
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#16 Betty A Rusho 2017-05-14 07:04
Jean and all your family so sorry to hear about Bob iwent to school at that time I graduated in 1956 so sorry for your loss prayers and loving thoughts to you Jean and all your family.
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#15 Jim Doolittle 2017-05-13 22:22
Sorry to hear about Bob passing he was a good man and friend.
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#14 Matthew Constance 2017-05-13 21:50
Bob helped me out with Millens Bay Inn
Could/nt ask for a better man
Cheerfull in all wheather
Damn good man!

Matthew Allen Constance
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#13 Nancy Heberger 2017-05-13 20:38
Heidi and family - sorry to hear of your loss. Heidi always talked highly of her Dad and I know he will be missed by all. Take comfort that he is at peace now...
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#12 Nancy Heberger 2017-05-13 20:04
Heidi and Family - sorry to hear of your loss. Heidi always talked so highly of her Dad - he will be missed by all. At least he is at peace now...
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#11 Bonnie Jeffers 2017-05-13 14:58
Rest In Peace Bob you will be missed
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#10 Mariane nevin 2017-05-13 13:30
Jean, Heather and all the rest of the sisters and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts, love and prayers are with all of you especially prayers for Robert as well. I only met him once but I'm a good judge of character and could tell he was a really nice man. May he Rest In Peace. I'm here for all of you if you need anything at all.
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#9 Matthew J. Dean 2017-05-13 08:55
My condolences, sorry for your loss.
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#8 joan black 2017-05-13 08:26
Heidi - So sorry about your loss
Give my regards to all you family

Joan Black
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