Mark Joseph Winston, 47, of Mineral, Virginia, passed into eternal peace at his home on Saturday, December 25, 2010 after a courageous battle with cancer. Mark was born and raised in Prince Georges County, Maryland and moved to Louisa County in 1976 with his family. He attended Louisa County High School where he went on to be well known and respected in the flooring industry as a contractor. He will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his father, James Winston and sister, Joanne Orbeck.
He is survived by his mother, Helen Winston, his daughters, April Hoisapple Bubba and Jessie Winston and her fiancé Josh Pendleton, his son, Cory Winston, his friend Kristen Kelly, two grandchildren, Caylee Hoisapple and Joshie Pendleton that he loved deeply, two brothers, Jim Winston Candy and Paul Winston and his friend Chrissy, and five sisters, Helen Mickle Randell, Joyce Forbes Fred, Shirley Willis, Kathy Kessler her friend Bobby, and Linda Jones Donald and numerous nieces and nephews.
His remains rest at the Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa, where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, December 27, 2010.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2010, at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Mineral. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911.