Charles M. Winston Jr., passed away amongst family, Sunday, January 12, 2014 at his home. Charlie was born in the very same home on April 25, 1925. Family and friends could often hear him proudly boasting of how he had spent his entire life on his family homestead. His was the son of Charles M. Winston Sr., and Brooke Goodwin Winston. Charlie attended Louisa County Public Schools, and farmed his entire life. He was a member of the Louisa Memorial Baptist Church and taught Sunday School there for a number of years.Charlie was a Charter Member of the Louisa County Volunteer Rescue Squad, where he served his community for many years. He was a member of the Louisa County Farm Bureau,and worked with the Louisa County ASC office for a number of years. Charlie also served on the Louisa County Planning Commission. Charlie was highly regarded within his community; few individuals could hope to cultivate a legacy of integrity and selfless service to match his own. We are all a bit less without him. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Betty Winston. Visitation will be at Woodward Funeral Home Thursday, Jan. 16 from 12:30 until 1:45 p.m., with the service at 2:00 in the chapel. Interment will be private at the family cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Louisa County Volunteer Rescue Squad, or Hospice of the Piedmont. Arrangements are being made by Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa.