Gregory Linburg Winstead was born February 9, 1953 to Charles & Eva Winstead in Roxboro, NC. Gregory graduated from Person Senior High School. He went to further his education at Shaw University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. He worked for the City of Durham in public transportation as a bus driver. After retirement he continued working with Coach America now known as Academy Coach Lines.
Outside of work Gregory loved spending time with his family and had a passion for softball and baseball. He played Softball for Lawson Chapel and umpired Softball and Baseball games. When Greg would be at home relaxing you would catch him working in the yard and listening to old school music. Greg also enjoyed playing Bid Whist and other card games.
On the evening of Friday January 20, 2023, Gregory Linburg Winstead passed away peacefully surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents Charles & Eva Winstead and a brother Ronald Winstead.
Gregory is survived by his wife of 5 years Cheryl Winstead; daughter LaTriece Winstead; step-children Rodriquis (Tanisha) Carter, JaShaun (Ingrid) Carter, and Sequoia (David) Miller; sister Sonja Beckford; and a host of grandchildren, step-grandchildren, a great-grandchild, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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