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Winford S. Cato

March 3, 1934 — April 15, 2023

Bloomfield

     Winford S. Cato of Bloomfield, Missouri, son of the late Sylvester and Leona (Bennett) Cato  was born on March 3, 1934, in Sturdivant, Missouri, and passed from this life on April 15, 2023,  in Dexter, Missouri, at the age of 89.
     He  lived in the Southeast Missouri area all of his life.  Winford enjoyed hunting, sharing stories, telling jokes and sharing his opinion. He truly enjoyed spending time with family and friends, but his greatest passion was fishing. He was of the Baptist Faith.
     Winford retired in 1995 from being a mason brick layer.              
     Winford  married  Wilta Jean Wiseman on July 2, 1955 in Zalma, Missouri and remained married until his passing.
     Winford is survived by his wife of the home; one son Cody Gibler of Bloomfield; five grandchildren; many nieces and nephews as well as a host of family and friends., 
     Winford  was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers Paul, Hadley, Truman and James Cato; two sister-in-laws Bonnie and Essye Mae Cato and one infant sister. 
     Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 from 10:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. at the Watkins And Sons Funeral Chapel in Bloomfield, Missouri with Funeral service to follow with Brother John McCain of Bloomfield Officiating.
     Interment will follow at the Morgan Memorial Cemetery in Advance, Missouri with Watkins And Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.
                                                                            Watkins And Sons Funeral Service
                                                           info@watkinsfuneralhome.com or phone 573-624-3548

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Visitation

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Watkins Funeral Homes - Bloomfield

106 N Prairie, Bloomfield, MO 63825

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Watkins Funeral Homes - Bloomfield

106 N Prairie, Bloomfield, MO 63825

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Interment

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Morgan Memorial Park Cemetery

Highway 25, Advance, MO 63730

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