News Post Thursday,
May 16, 2002
Mr. Ernest L. Wineholt, 72, of 538 Brunswick St., Brunswick, died Tuesday,
May 14, at College View Center, Frederick.
He was the husband of the late Betty Jane Powers Wineholt.
Born Feb. 12, 1930, in Brunswick, he was a son of the
late George and Eugenia Wineholt.
Mr. Wineholt attended Brunswick Elementary and Brunswick High schools,
graduating in 1947.
He enlisted Oct. 4, 1949, in the U.S. Navy, trained at
Great Lakes Naval Training Center, and was assigned as a radarman third
class aboard the USS Bexar APA-237. He was discharged Sept. 24, 1952 at
the U.S. Receiving Station, San Diego, Calif., with a total of three
years, 11 months and 21 days of service.
Mr. Wineholt's service awards included the Navy Good
Conduct, Korean Service, United Nations Service, and National Defense
medals. Upon his return, he was employed with the U.S. Postal Service in
the Brunswick area, until he retired in May 1981.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church,
Brunswick, and a life-member of Steadman-Keenan Post 96, of the American
Legion, having served as post commander, past adjutant, Frederick County
commander, and Western Maryland District commander. He later served as
past adjutant for 13 years, officiating the Veterans Day Parade, and was a
staff member for Boys State for 18 years. In addition, he also served a
term as president of Fraternal Order of Eagles 1136 and was secretary for
Surviving are one brother, Ellwood Wineholt of
Brunswick; two stepchildren, Patti Haller and husband Jimmy of New
Cumberland, Pa., and Michael Powers and wife Linda of Libertytown; four
grandchildren, Tammy Powers of Libertytown, Shelly Ford and husband Randy
of Frederick, Jason Haller of New Cumberland, and Jeremy Haller and wife
Tara of Etters, Pa.; one great-granddaughter, Megan Ford of Frederick; and
several nieces and cousins.
Mr. Wineholt was preceded in death by one brother,
Mr. Wineholt will also be remembered by many friends.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m.
Thursday, May 16, and 9 a.m. Friday, May 17, until time of funeral
services at 11 a.m. Friday, at John T. Williams Funeral Home, 100
Petersville Road, Brunswick. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate.
Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens,