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Jeffrey Winkler

March 4, 1965 — November 10, 2021

Taylor Mill

Jeffrey Allen Winkler, 56, of Taylor Mill, Kentucky, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at his home.

He was born in Covington, Kentucky, on March 4, 1965, and was a Holmes High School graduate and lifelong Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

He was a hard-working family man who loved traveling with his wife out west and riding down country roads together on his motorcycle. He loved golfing and also driving fast cars with his best friend, Steve. Jeff was fondly known as Papaw and gave the best bear hugs ever.

He is survived by his loving wife, Kristi (née Kessell), Mother, Mary Jo Winkler, Brother, Steven (Karyn) Winkler, and Brother, Scott (Teresa) Winkler, step-children, Travis (Lacey) Kessell, Jessie (Jared) Lyon, and Grandchildren, Jamey and Luke. Niece, Dana (Ricky) Parrott, Nephew, Adam Winkler, and Niece, Nicole (Marcus) Howard, his mother-in-law, Karen Kessell, sister-in-law Brenda (Tracy) Sargent and family, brother-in-law Kevin Kessell and family, along with several Great-Nieces and Nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, Alfred, his beloved son, Joe, and his nephew Matthew and father-in-law Howard Kessell.

Visitation will be held at Floral Hills Funeral Home on Saturday, November 13, 2021, from 11:00 AM until 1:00PM 5336 Old Taylor Mill Rd, Covington, Kentucky. A service will follow immediately after.

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, November 13, 2021

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Floral Hills Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home

5336 Old Taylor Mill Rd, Taylor Mill, KY 41015

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Saturday, November 13, 2021

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