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James L. Winters, Jr.

June 14, 1953 ~ August 6, 2018 (age 65)

James L. Winters, affectionately known as "Biggie" or"So Big" 65, of Jeannette died Monday, August 6, 2018 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.  He was born June 14, 1953 in Greensburg, a son of the late James. L., Sr. and Rosella Winters.  He worked as a custodian for the Jeannette School District from March of 1994 until his retirement in August of 2015.  He was generous and loving and devoted to his family.  He was also an avid Steelers, Penguins and Jeannette Jayhawks fan.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Tammy Jo Neidigh Winters, and siblings, Viola Winters, Sheila Davis and David Davis.  He will always be in the memory of and missed by his two children, Nicole Winters of Jeannette and Tina Winters of MD, three grandchildren; Tyriq Winters, Alana Winters, and Daveon Plummer, three siblings, Nathaniel "Singy" Winters and his wife Cathy of Latrobe, Ronald Davis of NY and Roxanne Winters of GA, and numerous nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received Tuesday, August 21. from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 6:00 - 8:00 pm in the MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 201 N. First St., Jeannette.  Additional viewing will be held in the Rock of Refuge Church, 102 Clay Ave, Jeannette, Wednesday, August 22, from 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am.  Interment will follow in Jeannette Memorial Park.  To send on-line condolences, visit 

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