Mr. Eugene Winebarger, age 75, of Martin Lane, Boone, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at his home.

Eugene was born January 24, 1939 in Watauga County. He retired from TRW as a supervisor and worked for may years for Mack Brown, Inc.


He is survived by one daughter, Kim Greer and husband Rev. Wynn Greer, three grandchildren; Noah Greer, Abigail Greer and Chloe Greer all of Vilas, his mother, Kate Tester of Vilas, one sister, Linda Wilson and husband Paul of Sugar Grove, his former wife, Lana King of Mountain City and a number of close nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Tony Winebarger, a granddaughter, Hannah Greer, his step father, Ed Tester, and one brother and sister in law, Fred and Wilma Winebarger.

Graveside services for Mr. Eugene Winebarger will be conducted Monday afternoon at 3:30 at Forest Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. Wynn Greer. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 o'clock until 3 o'clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared with the Winebarger family at

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Winebarger family.


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