Richard Winchell

Richard Allen Winchell

March 17, 1964 - December 25, 2021

"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."

Obituary of Richard Allen Winchell

Richard Allen Winchell entered into rest on December 25, 2021. Born March 17, 1964, he is the son of Linda Lea Harrow and the late Vernon Edward Winchell.

Richard served in the U.S. Navy from 1985-1988, then reenlisting in 1988. He completed training and schools during his enlistment while receiving ribbons of deployment and letters of commendation.

He loved camping, fishing, hiking, kayaking, horseback riding, riding his Harley Davidson, and spending time with family, especially playing frisbee with "Ginger."

Richard is the beloved husband of Trisha Winchell; beloved father of Jesse (Brittany) Winchell, Ronald (Lindsey) Winchell, and Jason Garrow; beloved grandfather of Jaycee and Sofia; especially beloved to his sweet shelty girl, "Ginger;" dear brother of Dennis (Sue) Winchell, Lea (Tom) Eisenmann, Ken (Sherry) Winchell, David (Carol) Winchell, Theresa Winchell, Amanda Deming and the late Daniel and Lori Winchell, Mari (Craig) Miller, George (Wendy) Hill, Wannetta and the late Johnny Hill; step-son of Sharon Winchell. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Known by everybody for his abilities to fix anything, "If Winchell couldn't fix it......Nobody could."

There will be no prior visitation. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Western NY Veteran's cemetery.  Arrangements by the Taylor & Reynolds Funeral home, 70 Niagara Street.


  1. Shari Aughtman on January 5, 2022 at 5:01 pm

    My heart and prayers go out to the family and my son Jason. Jason misses you terribly and is devastated with your passing. You will never be forgotten and will always hold a place in our hearts.

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