Billy Wayne Winsett, 70, of Petersburg, passed away on Friday (Sept. 6, 2019). Mr. Winsett was born Feb. 4, 1949 in Bedford County to the late Wayne D. and Mary Warren Winsett. He was a member of the Fayetteville First Baptist Church where he served as facilities manager. He was retired from Eaton Corp. in Shelbyville and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Gwen Wells Winsett; children, Wendy (Jeff) Brown and Keith (Lisa) Winsett; grandchildren, Whitney and Cody Winsett (fiancé Erin Bergman), Hunter Brown, Carrington (Josh) Bush, McKenna and Eli Brown; and sister, Linda (William) Ellis. Mr. Winsett was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m. at Fayetteville First Baptist Church with Dr. Jon Hathcock and the Rev. Jim Mike Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Talley Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 5 until 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9, at Higgins Funeral Home and from 12 until 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Fayetteville First Baptist Church. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family.

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